According to the Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin, the next Ministerial meeting in the "Normandy format" to resolve the situation in the Donbass can be held Before the end of the week.
"One of the options that the meeting will be held Before the end of the week," Klimkin said after talks with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in Brussels, reports RIA " Novosti ".
The President's press Secretary Dmitry Peskov on the first day of the week said that the heads of the countries "channel four" agreed to hold dialogues in telephone format and date to be determined in the near future. First official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said that the Russian Federation hopes to hold the meeting of Ministers of foreign Affairs of the "channel four" in the near future, besides, Moscow has already made appropriate suggestions. Before this it was declared that the leaders of the "Normandy format" agreed following telephone conversation, after which may be a meeting of Ministers of foreign Affairs. On August 26, the Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov said that in the framework of the UN General Assembly can be a meeting "Norman Quartet" in Ukraine. On the same day the head of the French Republic Francois Hollande on Tuesday said that leaders "channel four" have the opportunity to conduct these dialogues in Paris, however, possible date of the meeting did not call. August 19, passed soveshenee legal experts " channel four ". It was held behind closed doors in the premises of the German foreign Ministry. Participants planned to discuss the progress of constitutional reform in Ukraine, the issues of decentralization and legal situation in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions. A source in the Russian delegation said that the dialogues specialists "channel four" in Berlin were not easy, but the conversation was constructive. The format "channel four" 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.