High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the Commission, today held a phone conversation with the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on the situation in Ukraine. They discussed the need to coordinate the ongoing efforts to support the implementation of the Minsk agreements and in particular the strengthening of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine.
Federica Mogherini stated: "The Minsk agreements must be fully implemented, this is our common priority. The EU is already providing substantial practical and financial support to the OSCE mission. We are now working to increase our support to OSCE so that it can fully play its role on the ground."