Jean-Marc Ayrault, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development of France, condemned the so-called "external management" of Ukrainian enterprises in occupied territories of Donbas during the telephone conversation with his Russian colleague Sergey Lavrov, according to the message of French MFA’s press service.
Head of French diplomacy also told Lavrov that the actions of militants do not help to enhance the situation in conflict area.
During the conversation ministers agreed to work harder in terms of "Normandy format" and pursue the implementation of Minsk agreement. Situation in Donbas is described by Ministers as alarming, press service notes.
Ayrault also reminded Lavrov that all parties to the conflict are responsible for ceasefire regime observation and disengagement process.