The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine received an offer of the German side to hold soon a meeting of «Norman Quartet» at the level of Ministers of foreign Affairs.
On Wednesday 8 February, reported the press service of the foreign Ministry of Ukraine, reports «Interfax-Ukraine».
«We are working with our German and French partners in order to make such a meeting productive and to force Russia to finally begin to fulfill the Minsk agreements», — told the Agency.
Earlier today, the state Secretary, Deputy foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Grigory Karasin said that the organization of a meeting of foreign Ministers «Norman format» next week in Bonn is currently being finalised.
«The possibility of meeting in such a format worked out,» said Karasin, answering a request to confirm information about the plans for a meeting of «Norman Quartet» at the level of foreign Ministers on the sidelines of the G20 Ministerial meeting in Bonn on 16-17 February.
In the «Normandy format» on settlement of situation in Donbas part of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France.
Note that on 7 February, the press Secretary of the government of Germany in Berlin, Steffen Seibert said that the German Chancellor Angela Merkel in a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin urged him to influence the militants in the Ukrainian Donbass to stop the violence.
Before that, the journalist of the edition «Mirror of week» Sergey Rakhmanin wrote about the fact that the Russian side has changed its negotiating rhetoric within the «Normandy format», showing a willingness to discuss the replacement of the management «LNR-DNR», and also put forward requirements on pension provision Kiev residents of temporarily occupied territories, the cessation of the trade embargo and the official cancellation of the ATO. It was also noted that German Chancellor Merkel has assured President Petro Poroshenko that will not allow any geopolitical agreements in Ukraine, which ignore the position of Kiev.
Berlin has offered Kiev to hold a meeting «Norman Quartet» at the level of foreign Ministers 08.02.2017