Angelina Timofeeva. The meeting in Berlin, Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande and President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, which will be held on August 24, does not mean the development of a new format of negotiations on the Ukrainian crisis, said on Wednesday at a press conference in the German capital authorized official of the German government Christiane Wirth.
"This Meeting does not mean a new format of negotiations on Ukraine," said Wirz.
She added that the latest development of the situation in Ukraine is perceived by the German government with deep concern.
The format "channel four" was formed after a meeting in Normandy in the summer of 2014 at the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the allied landing. This Format of negotiations involves the participation of Russia, France, Germany and Ukraine. In February with the assistance of the countries of the "channel" format was generated by the Minsk agreement on the settlement of the fall in the East of Ukraine, which included the 1st turn of the ceasefire. In recent days, the fire in the Donbass intensified, the OSCE has documented the lack of parts weapons in the places to which they were allocated.