Moscow does not confirm the message about the upcoming meeting "channel format" (France, Germany, Russia, Ukraine) on the settlement of the situation in Ukraine at the Ministerial level, said a source in the delegation leader, foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Dushanbe.
"in truth, we drew attention to the statements of the European colleagues convening a Ministerial meeting in the" channel format ". Honestly, they surprised us. Just recently, the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergei Lavrov was in Lausanne, where he spent a full bilateral meetings with the foreign Ministers of France and Germany. Among other topics condemned and the problems of the Ukrainian fall. The question of convening a Ministerial meeting was not even mentioned, "said the source RIA" Novosti "." in this regard, we consider such statements do not reflect the real side of things, and not entirely ethical, bearing in mind that the work of the Ministerial meeting served as the Issue has been resolved in that moment, as he was not even discussed, " said the head of the Department. On Wednesday, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for the holding after a few days of the meeting of foreign Ministers of countries " channel four ". Politicians also expressed the hope that the fresh dialogues contact group " will allow to carry out the following steps on implementation of the Minsk agreement ".