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    According to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko's website statements, the leaders of Normandy countries will discuss the sending humanitarian aid to Donbas region and energy issues.

    KIEV (Sputnik) – The leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany will discuss the issues of sending humanitarian aid to east Ukraine's Donbas region, as well as energy problems, Tuesday's statement on Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko's website said.

    "Among other issues, the speakers discussed the issue of delivering Ukrainian and international humanitarian aid to Donbas and energy questions," the statement said.

    Since August 2014, Russia has sent 16 humanitarian aid convoys to the Donetsk and Luhansk self-proclaimed republics, delivering 20,000 tons of food, water, clothes, medicines, power generators and building materials. The last convoy delivered aid on February 27.

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    After Minsk: Will Peace Come to Ukraine? (1049)
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    Donbass, France, humanitarian aid, energy, Ukrainian crisis, Angela Merkel, Vladimir Putin, Francois Hollande, Petro Poroshenko, Germany, Ukraine, Russia
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