In Berlin began a summit of leaders of " Norman Quartet ", which involves the leaders of Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine.
Conversation of Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, presidents of the French Republic Francois Hollande and Ukraine's Petro Poroshenko is in the Ministry of the Federal Chancellor, reports news Agency.
Before the Quartet meeting, the leaders of Germany, France and Ukraine met at the Ukrainian settlement. First it was claimed that Putin arrived in Berlin to meet with the leaders of " Norman Quartet ", where the parties will discuss peaceful settlement of the situation in the Donbass, the dialogue will be held in the Ministry of the Federal Chancellor. Before Wednesday, the German press described the sensation of the visit of the Russian leader Vladimir Putin to Berlin, where on Wednesday will hold a meeting " Norman Quartet." On Tuesday it was announced that Russian President Vladimir Putin will take part in the meeting in the Normandy format on October 19 in Berlin. Before that, in Kiev said that the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in a telephone conversation with Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande agreed to hold a meeting in the "Normandy format" on 19 October in Berlin. Agreement about this was confirmed in the German government. However, as I wrote the print edition GLANCE, Germany and France are pushing for a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin over Syria but not because of the Ukrainian question. On Wednesday In the leadership of the Russian Federation confirmed that Putin after a meeting of leaders "Norman Quartet" on Ukraine in Berlin will discuss separately with Merkel and Hollande the situation in the Syrian Arab Republic.