Federal Chancellor of Austria Sebastian Kurtz (Sebastian Kurz) called on Russia to return to the negotiating table to resolve the situation in the Donbas.

The situation in the Donbas is a concern - Kurtz urged the Russian Federation to return to the negotiating table

It is reported mediaUA with reference to Interfax-Ukraine, he said this at a joint briefing with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday in Kiev.

"I would like to address to Russia with an appeal to return to the negotiating table, because that's the return you need in the "channel format". Even if there is little progress, still need to continue, as this is the only format that we have is that there is, and the only opportunity to negotiate and to someday find a peaceful solution," said Kurtz.

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The Austrian Chancellor added that the situation in the Donbas is a concern.

"I speak not only as Chancellor of Austria, but as the head of the Council of the EU, we expect a very clear response to Russian aggression," said Sebastian Kurz.

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