Meeting of foreign Ministers of “Norman Quartet” (Russia, Germany, France, Ukraine) on settling the Ukraine in the videoconference is scheduled for Thursday, all parties agreed, stated the Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba at the briefing.
“the Videoconference will be held this Thursday, April 30. All four will be foreign Minister. I am grateful that they agreed to participate in the event”, – quotes the Minister RIA Novosti.
According to Kuleba, the need to hold the meeting of Ministers of countries-participants of the “Normandy format” has ripened for a long time. The parties must discuss “slippage” summit in Paris.
“We need to give impetus in the way of their (arrangements in Paris – ed.) is run in order to open the way to the next summit in Berlin, where you will make new arrangements and move towards the end of the war, the de-occupation of Ukrainian territory,” – said Kuleba.
last week, the Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov said at a video conference can pass an important conversation, but the result may not be.
“Ukrainian colleagues probably will again say “let’s gather in Berlin”,” – said Lavrov.
In Ukraine, the implementation of the Minsk agreements not in control of very competent people, the Minister added.
on radio Sputnik Deputy Director of the Center for geopolitical expertise, columnist at Federal news Agency Natalia Makeeva expressed an opinion about what you can expect from the meeting.
In the first three years the summit of the countries “Norman Quartet”, which was held in Paris on 9 December 2019, the parties adopted a joint communique and agreed to meet in four months in Berlin to continue work on resolving the situation in the Donbass.
the communique stressed that the Minsk agreements remain the basis for work in the “channel format”, provided by the breeding forces by the end of March 2020 in three new points in the Donbass. The leaders also called on to provide up to the end of the ceasefire in the Donbass.
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