President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a telephone conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande, and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The leaders discussed the results of the last meeting of the Trilateral Contact Group and its four subgroups held on 21 July in Minsk.
The President of Ukraine mentioned the deteriorating security situation in the Donbas, including increasing attacks by militants.
The leaders emphasized the need to ensure proper monitoring and verification of the ceasefire by the OSCE and supported the initiative of the President of Ukraine on immediate signing the Trilateral Contact Group Agreement for the withdrawal of tanks, guns with calibre below 100 mm, and mortars.
The President of Ukraine stressed the need for release of all hostages, including those illegally detained in Russia, and in particular Nadia Savchenko.
The parties welcomed decisions made by the Trilateral Contact Group in relation to repairing damage to the water and railway infrastructure.
Special attention was paid to the immediate establishment of delimitation line for the humanitarian and logistics centers where Ukrainians from occupied territories would be able to by goods and drugs at affordable prices.
The leaders also discussed the upcoming elections in some parts of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions. In that context, Petro Poroshenko emphasised that arranging fictitious elections scheduled for 18 October and 1 November would be unacceptable and such elections would not have legal consequences.
The parties agreed to speed up the preparations of the Agreement between Ukraine, the EU, and Russia to ensure Russian gas supplies to Ukraine.
The leaders agreed to continue the dialogue.