Paris and Berlin are working on the organization of the meeting of leaders "channel four" on the settlement of the situation in Ukraine, however, the date of negotiations, as long as can not be named, said the official representative of the foreign Ministry of France Romain Nadal.
"As said on August 25, the head of the Republic (Francois Hollande), could be held a new meeting in the "channel" format. France and Germany are working in this direction. We will inform about the date of the forthcoming negotiations in this format, " said Nadal at the press conference on Tuesday.
before Tuesday, the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation S. V. Lavrov said that the Russian Federation made a proposal to hold a meeting of foreign Ministers in the "Normandy format" Ukraine in the next 10-12 days.
The format "channel four" in Ukraine was formed after a meeting in Normandy in the summer of 2014 at the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the allied landing. This Format of negotiations involves the participation of Russia, France, Germany and Ukraine.
The Ukrainian authorities in April last year began military action against the self-proclaimed LNR and DND. According to the summary data of the UN, all in the field of victims of the conflict began more than 6, 8 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk contact group, which since September of last year already took 3 of the document governing the steps to de-escalate the conflict.