Poroshenko discusses escalation of Donbas conflict with NATO Secretary General
President Petro Poroshenko has held a telephone talk with Secretary General of NATO Jens Stoltenberg, the presidential press service reported.
The Ukrainian president informed about the escalation of the situation in Donetsk and Luhansk regions and the growing number of Russian provocations in the occupied Donbas and Crimea, according to the report.
Petro Poroshenko also called for keeping the issue of the Russian aggression against Ukraine on the agenda of the North Atlantic Alliance.
Jens Stoltenberg underscored the importance of full implementation of the Minsk agreements, the press service reported.
The parties discussed the status of implementation of the 'Comprehensive Package of Assistance' to Ukraine approved at the Alliance Summit in Warsaw. The president expressed hope that the Package help modernize the Ukrainian army according to the NATO standards.
Jens Stoltenberg also congratulated Petro Poroshenko on Ukraine's Independence Day.