the settlement of the conflict in Ukraine and the implementation of the Minsk agreements discussed on the phone Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Noted the lack of progress on decisions, “Norman Quartet” because of the inaction of the Ukrainian authorities. Putin once again stressed that direct dialogue between Kiev, Donetsk and Lugansk.
Also discussed the situation in Libya. The parties called for an immediate ceasefire and the launch of mezhliviysky negotiations under the auspices of the UN. Noted Egyptian mediation efforts to resolve the conflict, the TV channel “Russia 24”.