The President of Russia Vladimir Putin had the opportunity in person to congratulate German Chancellor Angela Merkel a happy birthday during a telephone conversation in the Normandy format, which is happening now, said press Secretary of Russian leader Dmitry Peskov.
"today is her birthday. And since, as you know, the "Normandy format" provided for the participation of Angela Merkel, I have no doubt that Vladimir Putin took the opportunity – conducting of such telephone conversation to your partner, the German Chancellor to congratulate, – the words Peskov news Agency. Leaders "channel four" (Russia, France, Germany And Ukraine) now by phone discuss the implementation of the Minsk agreements, transfers the message Peskov RIA " Novosti "." This process of discussing the current situation. There is also known that the process of implementation of the Minsk agreements. In several European capitals strongly applauded the adoption of a known law by Parliament yesterday. And It was interpreted as an important step towards the implementation of Minsk agreements in terms of the political reform",-has added a press-the Secretary of the President.