Moscow is ready for any formats to resolve the situation in Ukraine, including Normandy, to achieve at least some results, said the President's press Secretary Dmitry Peskov.
"You cannot exclude any of the formats. Many times stated and the Russian President Putin and foreign Minister Lavrov that Russia is ready for any format to achieve at least some results in the settlement of the Ukrainian conflict, "- said Peskov, answering the question may be whether the return to the conversation in the format " channel four ", RIA " Novosti ".
Peskov said that the lack of Ukraine in part contacts in Germany, France and Russia on the situation in Ukraine does not mean that the "Normandy four" became the " Troika." There is just working Format, it is very close in composition to the " Normandy ", but it is not so, " said Sands. Press Secretary of the head of state also said that the speech on the meeting of leaders "channel four" until." We acknowledge the attacks of the armed forces of Ukraine of settlements of Donbass, which, incidentally, leads an almost daily toll. We continue to note the lack of political reform, any signs that this political reform on the approach, " drew the attention of the Sands. The format "channel four" was formed After a meeting in France in the summer of 2014. The sixth of June in Normandy for the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the allied landing held a number of meetings with participation of presidents of Russia, France, Germany and Ukraine. Participants then Norman meetings held several rounds of negotiations at the highest level and at the level of foreign Ministers. Before the first day of the week the President of Russia Vladimir Putin has held dialogues with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande. Phone conversation between the leaders of the three countries lasted about 45 minutes. After talks with Russian leader Hollande and Merkel stressed the "insufficient" progress in the situation in Ukraine.