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KIEV, January 13 /TASS/. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande discussed the implementation of the Minsk agreements by telephone on Wednesday.
"The leaders discussed further steps on the path of implementing the Minsk agreements, including the coordination of modalities of holding the local elections in some districts of the Donetsk and Lugansk regions according to Ukrainian laws and re-establishment of Ukraine’s full control over the state border," the Ukrainian president’s press service said.
Poroshenko reiterated the importance of linking all the steps provided by the Minsk agreements to concrete dates in 2016.
The sides agreed to continue their contacts next week.