Held on the last working day of the week in Paris a Meeting of leaders "channel four" was a success in that it discussed not only the problem of the Ukrainian fall, which is gradually taking a back seat, according to respondents Last news professionals.
The meeting of the presidents of Russia, France, Ukraine and Chancellor of Germany took place on the last working day of the week in 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 ".
review Director of the Analytical centre of MGIMO (University) Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Andrey Kazantsev, one can summarize that starts a consolidated ceasefire in Ukraine.
"I think it (the meeting - ed.) can be called a success, Most importantly because this meeting was favorable background, in contrast to many other meetings" channel four, said the head of the Department.- Meeting "Norman Quartet" was supposed to fix the fact of cessation of hostilities, and then we have to discuss more substantive issues of implementation of the political part (of agreements - ed.)".
According to Kazantsev, " hoped that the political problems associated with the conduct of elections in the Donbass, will be quickly resolved, naive ". He also said that the consolidation of the ceasefire is a very important and positive moment for the Russian Federation, and Ukraine, and for Europe.
review expert, in the future you may need to sign additional agreements, either going to be a long process of development of some existing interpretations of the Minsk agreements.
"The problem is that currently all included in the process, the parties begin in different ways to interpret the text of the agreement ", - said the citizens of Kazan.
He believes that the political part of the agreement currently is interpreted differently by the parties, for this reason you will need or conclusion of additional agreements to implement the "Minsk-2" or clarification of what was agreed before.
"To talk about the fact that the political process is over, it is not currently possible. The political world until now, no. But the military truce is a very big event, which really gives us cause for great confidence, " said the citizens of Kazan.
Held in Paris dialogues "channel four" have shown that not only the topic of the Ukrainian fall is important for Europe, too, there is the Issue of Syria and migrants, said Deputy Dean of the faculty of world policy and world economy, higher school of Economics Andrei Suzdaltsev.
"the discussions in Paris showed that the topic of Ukraine is gradually moving into third-fourth position. Basic conversations, apparently, was concerned with Syria and not entirely of migrants. Merkel and Hollande used the dialogues to raise these issues, " said Suzdaltsev.
review expert, " it's terribly important for Europe, the issues are much more important than the issue in Ukraine, because the Ukrainian crisis is severe, But It is not linked to a huge problem of migrants, which strangles Europe ". Therefore, According to Suzdaltsev, " the Ukrainian theme was a bit pushed ".
According to the specialist, the lack of hostilities in Eastern Ukraine at the moment and are satisfied with Hollande, and Merkel, because " it does not distract from the Russian Federation to the Syrian problem, which they are hopeful will be addressed in their direction." At the same time, according to his vision, in the solution of the Syrian problem, Russia and Europe - "not that the allies, and companions that the West is annoying"
"first of all - that the Syrian Arab Republic was distracted by everything. The calculation of our authorities on the Syrian problem was absolutely right, " He concluded.