News agency 'Vchasno'

President Poroshenko Stated the Importance of Deployment of the U.N Peacekeeping Mission in Donbass

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko during a telephone conversation in the Normandy format stated the importance of deployment of the the U.N peacekeeping mission in Donbass.

The head of state also called on the Russian Federation to fully cease fire and remove heavy weapons, IA "Vchasno" reports.

On his Facebook page, the President of Ukraine stressed that the withdrawal of weapons and the withdrawal of forces should take place under 24/7 monitoring of the situation by the OSCE SMM.

The head of state also said during the talks that the Russian side is blocking the liberation of the hostages. At the same time, Ukraine insists on the immediate liberation of all hostages, including those illegally kept in Russia.