The head the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin said that Kiev wants to have a dialogue with legitimate representatives of the Donetsk and Lugansk national republics, and not with those who appeared in the end it's like "fake" elections.
"If you understand permitted assigns of Donbass, which was eventually chosen free and fair elections, If you understand these commissioners as those who returned to the legal framework of Ukraine in the Donbass, who returned to the Ukrainian laws on the Donbass, we are not only ready for dialogue, we're required to do," - said the Ukrainian Minister, RIA " Novosti ".
along with this, he said that talking with those who were selected in the end, like "fake" elections on November 2 last year " this is not the way forward ". Before the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia S. V. Lavrov positively assessed the past in Berlin dialogues of foreign Ministers in the " Normandy format ", saying that the two sides stressed the need to establish a direct dialogue between Kiev, Donetsk and Lugansk. For its part, Minister of foreign Affairs of Germany Frank-Walt Steinmeier said that the situation in the Ukrainian settlement has not become easier." But I Wish to inform you with some relief, that the dialogues were not much more confrontational than last time ", he said. Remember, the meeting began about 19. 00 local time (20. 00 GMT) and lasted more than three hours. On the agenda were, most importantly, the political aspects of the Minsk agreements. On the last working day of the week the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that the last conversation in the Normandy format intensified his sense of cautious confidence.