Head of the Federation Council of Russia on international Affairs Konstantin Kosachev after the meeting "channel four" in Paris said that the Minsk agreement is still working.
"The process is alive, he is saved by all participants and it is not driven in a time frame ", - Kosachev wrote on his page on Facebook on the last working day of the week.
Head of the Federation Council on international Affairs also said that, despite the failure of part of the contract, one can note the gradual progress in resolving the situation." it was very important to focus the participants (at least three) on the fulfillment of all the positions of the Minsk agreements, including direct dialogue, Amnesty, constitutional reform, decentralization and a special status for the Southeast, including elections, " he added.
Kosachev also noticed that At this time public comments " until no traces of attempts, as it had been before, to lay the responsibility on the Russian Federation ".
"has the ability to be, am I being too optimistic. But I like to believe that the worst is over ", - he summed up the result of his impressions from last meeting.
Kosachev also said that the Russian Federation once again proved that they are ready to exert all legal efforts to resolve difficult situations, now the Ukrainian authorities need to " start to talk to people and negotiate with them."
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 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.