The head the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation S. V. Lavrov arrived in Berlin to participate in the Ministerial meeting "channel four" (Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine, said a source in the Russian delegation.
"Sergei Lavrov has arrived in Berlin to participate in the" Normandy format ". Before the Quartet meeting scheduled dialogues with French counterpart Laurent Fabius, " said the source news Agency.
The Ministers of the Quartet in the German capital will focus on the political part of the Minsk agreements." Our leaders agreed about the fact that this meeting will be devoted to, most importantly, the political aspects of the Minsk agreement, said the Head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.- This is true for elections and the status of, and changes to the Constitution, questions of Amnesty, the exchange of detainees. All that is necessary to create the right atmosphere for the implementation of all the political aspects of Complex of measures on 12 February ". Before the first day of the weekend, Russian President Vladimir Putin tried to convince the parties of the conflict in the Donbas to consider extending the implementation of the Minsk agreements. Before that, the speaker of the people's Council DND Denis Putilin said that Kiev will have to agree on amendments to the Constitution of Ukraine the Donbass, It will steadily require the renewal of the Minsk agreements. On the last working day of the week the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has spoken out against the extension of the Minsk agreements." The Minsk process on the settlement of the situation in the Donbass does not have the ability to be continued in 2016, all obligations under it have to be done In the current year", - has told it.