The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia S. V. Lavrov met in Berlin with his German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier.
the Commissioner of the Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova in a private Facebook released photos from the meeting, which is very close with Lavrov and Steinmeier is an empty chair.
"I wonder what I will write correspondents, seeing the empty chair?" - said Sergey, as always, setting the tone for negotiations, " said Zakharova. Also Zakharova said that Lavrov held a brief meeting with the foreign Minister of France Laurent Fabius." Less than a minute - and how much emotion, " wrote Zakharova, posted appropriate pictures. Lavrov on the first day of the weekend came to Berlin to participate in the Ministerial meeting "channel four" (Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine). It is expected that 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 ".