The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia S. V. Lavrov on Tuesday sent to Paris to participate in the meeting in the "Normandy format," said a source in the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
"Lavrov is heading to Paris to participate in the meeting in the" Normandy format ", Before the Quartet meeting he will hold dialogues with his French counterpart, "said the source RIA" Novosti ".
Lavrov flew to France. The head of the foreign Ministry "channel four" is expected to discuss the facilitation of the execution of the Minsk agreements on the settlement of the Ukrainian fall through the mechanism of the contact group, including the development of direct dialogue Kiev from the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk national republics. At the same time will be held in Minsk meeting of the trilateral contact group on settling the situation in Eastern Ukraine. First of Kiev on Tuesday called a meeting of the 4 sub-groups of the contact group on settlement in Ukraine." the meeting of the trilateral contact group in Minsk will start at 16. 00. Before that will meet the participants in all 4 subgroups - for humanitarian, political, economic problems and security issues, " - said the press Secretary of ex-President of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma Daria olifer.