Successor Heidi Tagliavini as special envoy of the OSCE contact group on settling the situation in Ukraine was present at the meeting of political Directors and Deputy Ministers of foreign Affairs of the "channel four" in Paris, said the Deputy head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Grigory Karasin.
Tagliavini, who first said he would leave the post of envoy to the OSCE, the contact group, participated in the Paris meeting.
"The candidacy known, but we will not anticipate, as it assigns its leadership of the OSCE. I did not say the name so as not to violate the ethics of international organizations ", - said Karasin, answering the question Last news .
"we had the opportunity to meet with the candidate, he was here today on the sidelines of this meeting," he added.