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 Merkel urges Ukrainian Parliament to adopt remaining visa-free laws

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko held negotiations with Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel in Berlin.

Censor.NET reports citing the president's press office.

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The parties coordinated positions on the course of the Minsk agreements' fulfillment.

The president emphasized the necessity of full cease-fire, restoration of Ukrainian control over the border, withdrawal of Russian troops, and liberation of all hostages.

The negotiations were also joined by Special Envoy of the French President Jacques Audibert.

The parties agreed that the next meeting in the Normandy format at the level of Foreign Ministers will be held in Paris the following week.

In addition, Petro Poroshenko and Angela Merkel coordinated actions on establishing the visa-free regime for Ukrainians. The Chancellor agreed with the necessity of immediate adoption of the rest of the visa-free laws by the Ukrainian Parliament.

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Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n372099