The risks of conflict escalation in Donbas are high, French President Francois Hollande told the annual meeting with the French Ambassador, according to Reuters.

- This summer, the situation is much worse. The risks of conflict escalation are very high, said Hollande.

The French President went on to say that during August he jointly with Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany Angela Merkel have kept in touch with Russian President Vladimir Putin and the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.

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