The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said at a meeting in Berlin wishes to raise the issue of implementation of the Russian Federation of its commitments under the Minsk agreements.
on August 24 scheduled Meeting Poroshenko with President of the French Republic Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, which is expected to discuss the situation in the Donbass.
"The meeting in Berlin will be held on the initiative of the Ukrainian side, the agenda is very extensive. Without a doubt, the 1st priority on safety. Despite the fact that yesterday, the day before yesterday and today, we are seeing a definite decrease in the number of attacks (in the Donbas - ed.), us, no doubt, does not satisfy the key failure points and commitments that took on their own shoulders the Russian side is the withdrawal of heavy artillery and heavy equipment, " - said Poroshenko at a press conference on Thursday.
"Second, we must provide to Authorized special monitoring mission of the OSCE have unhindered access to all areas where there are attacks," - said Poroshenko.
according to experts, the Meeting of the leaders of the "Normandy format" without Vladimir Putin aims to encourage Ukraine to fulfill the Minsk agreements, however, would harm the existing format of the settlement. The head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation S. V. Lavrov, answering the question of whether to call the coming tripartite meeting Germany-France-Ukraine educational, expressed the hope that " it will be so ".