Hollande, Merkel, Putin, Poroshenko to talk Wednesday: France

French President Francois Hollande will speak on the phone with his German, Russian and Ukrainian counterparts on Wednesday evening, a French government spokesman said.

AFP| Last Updated: Feb 18, 2015, 17:26 PM IST

Paris: French President Francois Hollande will speak on the phone with his German, Russian and Ukrainian counterparts on Wednesday evening, a French government spokesman said.

The call with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukraine`s President Petro Poroshenko follows the capture of the key strategic town of Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine by pro-Russian rebels, which has threatened the tentative ceasefire agreement signed last week.