Victoria Ivanova. Fresh meetings, as well as among them, and in the "channel format" needed to resolve the situation in Ukraine, said the head of the French Republic Francois Hollande.
"of course, for the implementation of the Minsk agreements need without doubt fresh meeting in the" channel format ", - said Hollande at a press conference in Berlin on the results of the trilateral meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.
About the meeting of the leaders of the three countries was announced more than a week. As stated by the official representative of the German government Christiane Wirth at a press conference on 19 August, the majority of time will be devoted to the problems of the German-French cooperation, who will discuss the Merkel and Hollande.
at that time, Poroshenko met with President of Germany Joachim Gauck. Then the head of Ukraine joined the European leaders, the tripartite format of the talks officially lasted about an hour. Informal meeting between Merkel, Hollande and Poroshenko will continue over dinner.