President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko held the phone conversation with Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel as the presidential press service reported.
The situation in Donbas, release of the Ukrainian political prisoners, prospects of the extension of the sanctions against Russia are among issues discussed by leaders.
“Petro Poroshenko and Angela Merkel discussed issues of the bilateral agenda, including energy security,” the press service noted.
Also, the sides discussed the agenda of visit of Merkel to Ukraine, which should take this autumn.
Earlier Merkel discussed the situation of the convicted Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Moreover, the German Chancellor had a phone conversation with Sauli Niinistö, the President of Finland during which they discussed the conflict in Ukraine and the Syrian war.