President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has held a phone conversation with Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel.
The parties have discussed the situation in Donbas and the fulfillment of the Minsk agreements.
The Head of State has informed that Ukraine remained devoted to its commitments and for their fulfillment, Verkhovna Rada had adopted the Decree "On Determination of Certain Districts, Cities, Villages and Towns of Donetsk and Luhansk Regions Where Special Order of the Local Government is Being Introduced".
Petro Poroshenko has emphasized that under the Law on Special Order of the Local Government, future elections in certain districts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions should be free, fair and meet the international standards of the OSCE.
Petro Poroshenko and Angela Merkel have agreed to initiate a meeting at the level of Foreign Ministers of the Normandy group.
The Ukrainian President has also thanked for the warm welcome and constructive dialogue in the course of his recent visit to Germany on March 16.