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Speaking at a joint press conference with Ukrainian counterpart Dmytro Kuleba in Berlin on June 2, Maas said the issue of Ukraine and the conflict in Donbas remained an important topic for Germany in the European Union.

As UNIAN reported earlier, Deputy Head of the Administration of the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Kozak reported on negotiations on Donbas, which he had allegedly held with the assistant to German Chancellor Angela Merkel.