The head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov his German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier in a telephone conversation discussed the preparation of the Ministerial meeting in the "Normandy format," according to the report of the Russian Ministry of foreign Affairs.
As notified on the Internet office of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, September 9, at the initiative of the German side had a telephone conversation with Lavrov and Steinmeier, which was continued comprehensive exchange of views regarding the prospects of resolving a conflict in the South-East of Ukraine.
"They exchanged views on the preparation for the end of the current week in Berlin Ministerial meeting in the" channel format ", - is informed in the report.
It is noted that " the Ministers discussed in detail the results of yesterday in Minsk next meeting of the contact group on Ukraine and its working bodies, which dealt with the real issues of implementation of the Minsk package of measures on 12 February "." in this regard, Lavrov particularly clarified the importance of implementation of the Kiev real constitutional reform and the consolidation of the special status of Donbass, the consent of Donetsk and Lugansk upcoming modalities in these territories elections in local authorities ", - underlines the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.