The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and the head of the European Council Donald Tusk discussed at a meeting in Brussels with the participation of the European Union at the Minsk peace process, said the press service of the head of the Ukrainian country.
"The sides discussed the possibility of increasing the presence of the EU in the Minsk process," – reported in the report on the Internet office of the Ukrainian President.
Poroshenko has noticed that Ukraine is making efforts to be performed in full its obligations under the Minsk agreements. But on Thursday authorized the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said that, in the opinion of the Russian capital, when obgovarivaya the idea of extension of the "channel format" we must remember that the meaning is not in the extension of the format itself, and the active and effective efforts of societies to manage conflict situations in the Donbass. The head of Poland Andrzej Duda, in his first state visit to Berlin on the last working day of the week, August 28, hopes to discuss with the cancer of Germany Angela Merkel ways to increase pressure on Moscow to stop the conflict in the Donbass. Along with this, the first day of the week the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that all the problems of resolving the situation in the East of the country can be solved within the framework of the Minsk and Normandy format." We don't need new formats, we have Minsk and Norman. I'm ready to discuss new formats, but we believe the basic format – channel, which has proven its effectiveness ", – he said. On Tuesday, the Polish government has criticized Dudu for the words on the need to lengthen the "Normandy format" talks on the situation in Ukraine.