Censor.NET reports citing Interfax.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday held a telephone conversation with new Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyi, during which both confirmed the need for the full implementation of the Minsk peace agreements.
Both parties stressed the need for the full implementation of the Minsk agreements and the interest in continuing close cooperation in the Normandy [Ukraine, Germany, France, and Russia] format. They agreed to maintain close working contact on this and other issues.
Zelenskyi's administration in turn added that the Ukrainian President and German Chancellor had discussed the first steps in support of an active high-level political dialogue.