The President's press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said that the new meeting in the "Normandy format" has the ability to be scheduled in the near future in the process of telephone communication leaders " channel four ".
"We do not exclude that will be on one level or another communication States" Normandy format ", - Peskov said, noting that " clarity on the issue of possible upcoming meeting will be included in the process of communication ".
"I'm not talking exactly about the format when it is calculated that the contacts will take place, during which all these issues will be clarified ", - quotes the press-Secretary of Putin, RIA " Novosti ". According to the envoy of the President of the Russian Federation, with the time of the meeting, the Participants of the "channel four" will be determined in the process of telephone communication at the Ministerial level "or someone else" and " then be clarified in the question about the meeting on a high or the highest level "." We expected contacts " Norman Quartet ", as well as among them in the process of these expected contacts We hope that the meeting will be agreed with possible dates, " added Sands. Remember, the first day of the week the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin said that the meeting in the "Normandy format" could take place as early as this week. Sands on the first day of the week it was reported that the head of the countries "channel four" agreed to hold dialogues in telephone format and date to be determined in the near future. The 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.