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 Recent days have been the bloodiest in 2017, - Poroshenko held conference call with Normandy Four leaders

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President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko held a phone conversation of Normandy Four leaders - President of France Emmanuel Macron, Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel and President of Russia Vladimir Putin.

Censor.NET reports citing the press office of the head of state.

The parties heard the report of Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine Ertugrul Apakan and his deputy Alexander Hug.

The president called the most recent days of July among the bloodiest in 2017 and urged Russia to immediately cease aggressive actions and supply of weapons to the occupied territories.

The parties noted the importance of full cease-fire, withdrawal of heavy weapons and troops, as well as 24/7 monitoring by the OSCE SMM.

Read more: Minsk talks will depend largely on Normandy conference of July 24, - Iryna Herashchenko

Poroshenko spoke of the importance of deployment of the UN peacekeeping mission in the Donbas.

He reminded that the liberation of hostages is blocked by the Russian party: Ukraine insists on the immediate liberation of all hostages, including those illegally kept in Russia, particularly OlehSentsov and Roman Sushchenko.

The president of France and the chancellor of Germany emphasized the inadmissibility of any statements that undermine Ukraine's territorial integrity, particularly as regards the establishment of the so-called "Malorossiya."

During the two-hour conversation, the parties agreed to coordinate the final steps on security and continue working on the roadmap of the Minsk agreements' implementation. To that end, foreign policy advisors of the Normandy Four leaders will meet in late August.
 
 
 
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