The head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergei Lavrov believes that the conversation in "channel format" Ukraine overdue.
"I think that there is a conversation in the" channel format ". I turned to my colleagues, the Ministers for foreign Affairs of Germany and France with the extra initiative to take some General steps to prevent it from rolling position on an inclined plane " - Lavrov said at a press conference following the meeting with his Iraqi counterpart, Ibrahim Jaafari.
dialogues " channel four ", held on 12 February, came amid a sharp aggravation of the situation in the Donbass, provoked by the Ukrainian security forces, who, having increased strength, began to storm the position of the militia. Following the meeting, the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany have taken a set of measures involving, for example, the ceasefire in the Donbass from February fifteen, the withdrawal of heavy weapons and the development of the security zone.