The EU sees an important new development in the Ukraine conflict

Brussels calls for rapid action following the Paris summit, which will ensure a stop to the fighting. the EU welcomes that which is taken "important steps"

The EU sees an important new development in the Ukraine conflict

Brussels calls for rapid action following the Paris summit, which will ensure a stop to the fighting.

the EU welcomes that which is taken "important steps" towards a solution of the Russian-Ukrainian conflict at a summit in Paris.

But Brussels calls for rapid actions that will ensure a stop to the fighting in eastern Ukraine.

Russia's president Vladimir Putin and Ukraine's leader, Volodymyr Zelenskij, reached during negotiations in the French præsidentpalæ to an agreement on a cease-fire. At the summit was president Emmanuel Macron and German chancellor Angela Merkel brokers.

Also in 2015 reached Russia and Ukraine, an agreement on the ceasefire, but before long sounded skudsalverne in the east of Ukraine again.

the Meeting took place within the framework of the so-called Normandy Format. The previous meeting in this context was way back in 2016.

- It is important progress and the parties ' revived meetings are of great importance. If the decisions are implemented quickly, it will have a direct positive impact for the people who live in the east of Ukraine on both sides of the front line, says a spokesman for the european UNION.

a Spokesperson for the EU says that the new dynamics opens a window, which might lead to both parties to lead the peace agreement from Minsk out in life.

the EU has long insisted that the agreement reached in Minsk must be implemented fully and completely, before it can normalize relations with Russia.

the european UNION's economic sanctions against Russia because of its role in the Ukraine conflict is expected to be extended for another six months at the EU summit in Brussels later this week.

Zelenskij was installed as the president of the country in may and promised his voters to work for a breakthrough in the tense situation in the Østukraine.

the Conflict between Russia and Ukraine broke in earnest in march 2014, when Russia annexed the peninsula of Crimea.

/ritzau/AFP

Updated Date: 11 December 2019, 08:00

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