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KIEV, February 27. /TASS/. Ukraine wants a peacekeeping contingent in its eastern regions to be formed as a mission of the European Union, Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko said during a telephone conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday.
"Poroshenko stressed the importance of coordination of efforts on deploying a peacekeeping contingent in Ukraine and stressed that this contingent should be formed as a European Union mission," the press service of the Ukrainian president quoted him as saying.
Poroshenko and Merkel also discussed the implementation of the Minsk agreements on peace settlement in eastern Ukraine.
The two leaders also discussed the economic situation in Ukraine and possible use of additional measures to stabilize it. The German chancellor reassured of further support to Ukraine in what concerns a new extended program of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). "The two leaders agreed to maintain substantial dialogue at the level of the two states’ governments, and in particular between the two countries’ finance ministries," the press serice said.