The President of the French Republic Francois Hollande said about the high risks of aggravation of the situation in the Donbass. About Hollande said at the annual meeting of French ambassadors, according to Reuters.
“This summer the situation has deteriorated significantly. Risks of escalation is high,” – said Hollande.
Also, the President of France announced that he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel during August was in contact with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Earlier, Hollande said that the West noted the deteriorating security situation in the East of Ukraine in the summer of 2016 and stated the need for the restart of the negotiations Norman Quartet.