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"A telephone conversation is planned in the near future. Security issues and releasing hostages with a special emphasis on safety will be discussed among other things," he told a briefing on Tuesday, August 22.

Klimkin also noted a personal meeting between the leaders of states makes sense when one can hope for a real result.

Read alsoPoroshenko urges Putin to stop arming Donbas"As for the personal meeting, this issue is being discussed. Of course, we will come to this only when we have a comprehensive vision of how to move forward," he said.

As UNIAN reported earlier, the Normandy Four leaders of Ukraine, Russia, France, and Germany on July 24 held talks over the phone, focusing on the settlement of the Donbas crisis.