The Kremlin is experiencing cautious optimism and believes a positive decision on the withdrawal of heavy weapons in the Donbas, the most before the meeting " channel four ", said the President's press Secretary Dmitry Peskov.
"no doubt, news that on the eve came from Minsk, they, no doubt, cause for cautious confidence, this is positive news, yesterday most of the" Norman format ", which, in truth, will be the second of October, on the last working day of the week in Paris ", – RIA "news" words Peskov.
On Tuesday in Minsk agreement was initialed the withdrawal of certain weapons a caliber of 100 millimeters and tanks from the frontline in Donbass. Authorized DND Denis Putilin said that the document was signed by all parties with the exception of the heads of DND and LNR. The head of the breakaway republics intend to sign the document on Wednesday." without a doubt, the best breakthrough in the situation would be the implementation and execution of the Minsk agreements, which clearly written that do not suffer from any of the interpretations set forth in a certain sequence, and in this case, without a doubt, we would expect that in the 1st place those items that are required to be made by the parties concerned", - has declared Sand." There besides the election (DPR and LPR) are still very much items that in no event it is impossible to forget and impossible to ignore ", – he added." one way or another, whether we're talking about the special status of the region, whether we're talking about Amnesty or whether we are talking about elections, – There exists a clause – in agreement with the authorized of Donbass", - has said Peskov." as long as, unfortunately, here on this here need well new level, we can state that the parties have not come out, and any contacts of Kiev with the authorized of Donbass does not ", - has declared Sand. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin, head of the French Republic Francois Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko have plans to meet on 2 October in Paris to discuss the Ukrainian political settlement. The format "Norman Quartet" on Ukraine was formed after the meeting in Normandy in the summer of 2014 for the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the allied landing.