In the execution of the Minsk agreements achieved great success From a security perspective, said the head of the French Republic Francois Hollande on the results of the meeting in "Norman format" in Paris.
"From a security perspective, in the Minsk agreements has been a great success. In total, these agreements are complied with, and gradually we have achieved the withdrawal of weapons, were able again to achieve new progress, which will allow us to protect future victims, " - said Hollande.
The meeting of the presidents of the Russian Federation, France, Ukraine and German Chancellor Vladimir Putin, Francois Hollande, Petro Poroshenko and Angela Merkel took place at the Elysee Palace, in a narrow format, the leaders talked approximately within one hour, after which the dialogue was continued in an expanded format. In total, the leaders of the 4 countries talked 4 hours and 50 minutes - 3 times less than in the previous talks.
The previous meeting of the "Normandy four" summit was held in Minsk on 11-12 February. Then the dialogue continued for 16 hours, the result was consensus, known as the " Minsk-2 ".