The Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation explained the message of the Ukrainian media about the "collapse" of Russia meeting " channel four ", saying that arrangements for the talks in Paris this week was not.
"On may 27, near the Ukrainian media referring to not named source in the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine, information was disseminated about the fact that as if through the fault of the Russian Side was "ripped off" meeting in "Norman format" at the level of Deputy Ministers of foreign Affairs ", - notified on the Internet office of the Ministry of foreign Affairs." Would like to note that this information is untrue, because consensus about the meeting in Paris this week was not, and was only the initiative to consider the possibility. The actual proposals on the agenda of the meeting is not entered ", - reported in the Ministry.
in the Ministry notice that in a recent telephone conversation the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation and Ukraine Sergey Lavrov, Pavel Klimkin came to the conclusion about the fact that the meeting "channel four" premature before the completion of the thematic sub-working groups created in the framework of implementation of the Minsk agreements. It is noted that the next meeting of the sub-groups to take place in Minsk on 2 June." Call of commissioners the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine to refrain from rude and incompetent information stuffing that does not contribute to the positive dynamics of the process of settling the crisis in Ukraine ", - added in the Ministry. Remember, may 13, the President's press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said that the contacts of leaders "channel four" (Russia, France, Germany and Ukraine) until not planned. The parties to the conflict in the Donbas in 0. 00 (1. 00 GMT) Sunday, fifteen February, declared a truce, under agreements concluded in Minsk after almost 16 hours of negotiations. The document provides for the withdrawal of all foreign armed formations, military equipment and mercenaries from the territory of Ukraine under the supervision of the OSCE