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    The leaders of the Normandy Quartet have agreed to hold a telephone conversation on the situation in crisis-hit Ukraine, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday.

    BERLIN (Sputnik) — The Normandy Four comprises Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine.

    "We agreed to hold a telephone conversation as the next step. It is possible that after that we will hold consultations at the foreign ministers' level," Merkel said at a press conference.

    Earlier in the day, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said a meeting of the Normandy Quartet leaders was possible, but dates had not been set yet.

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