Putin, Merkel discuss Ukraine, agree on future contacts in Normandy format: Kremlin

Reuters News
Posted: Sep 29, 2016 12:06 PM

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the Ukraine crisis during a phone call on Thursday and agreed on the schedule of future contacts in the Normandy format, the Kremlin said in a statement.

The Ukraine crisis was discussed within the framework of "reactivating work for a full implementation of the Minsk (ceasefire) agreements", the Kremlin said.

(Reporting by Polina Devitt; editing by Dmitry Solovyov)