“Petro Poroshenko and Angela Merkel stressed the need for continuing active contacts in the Normandy format with a view to return Russia to the logic of the Minsk agreements’ implementation,” reads the report

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Angela Merkel also thanked the Ukrainian President for the participation in the European ceremony of farewell to former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl in Strasbourg.