Speaking by phone, Poroshenko informed Angela Merkel on the developments in Donbas. The parties underlined the necessity of full implementation of the Minsk agreements by Russia, the report says.

The interlocutors also highlighted the need for using the "window of opportunities," which has been opened due to the ceasefire in Donbas.

Poroshenko and Merkel discussed the progress of reforms in Ukraine, particularly judicial reform, decentralization and struggle against corruption.

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