President Volodymyr Zelensky held a telephone conversation with the Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel. This was said in an official statement on the president’s website.
Zelensky’s Office reports that the interlocutors discussed ways to further intensify the peaceful settlement of the situation in the Donbas. Emphasizing in particular the need to achieve progress in the immediate release of Ukrainian hostages and political prisoners, as well as the completion of disengagement process of forces and hardware in Stanytsia Luhanska, in particular by dismantling fortifications and mine clearance.
Volodymyr Zelensky and Angela Merkel also dwell on the issue of ensuring the transit of gas through the territory of Ukraine. Particular attention was paid to discussing the prospect of bilateral investment projects.