President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko stated that France and Germany supported the Ukrainian side's initiative regarding the ceasefire state in the Donbas region from September 1. They are now waiting for the Russian President Vladimir Putin's decision. Poroshenko said this during his visit to the Donetsk region, President's Press Secretary Svyatoslav Tsegolko wrote on Twitter.
"Our partners from France and Germany support Ukraine's initiative on cease-fire state from September 1. We are waiting for Putin's decision now", Poroshenko said.
Recall that Trilateral Contact Group met in Minsk on August 26 regarding the Donbas conflict. The statement on the total ceasefire from September 1 was announced there.