German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev discussed the implementation of the Minsk agreements to achieve peace in Donbas, Deustche Welle reports.

The meeting took place at the Europe-Asia Meeting summit in Ulan Bator.

The sides have expressed their adherence to speedy implementation of the agreements, Merkel said after the meeting in the Mongolian capital.

The press service of the Russian government reports that Angela Merkel’s meeting with Medvedev lasted about an hour. The sides "discussed the situation in Ukraine and the need for mutual implementation of the Minsk agreements."

Reportedly, they discussed the trade-economic relations between Russia and the EU, as well as “touched upon key issues of Russian-German cooperation."

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