The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko held telephone conversations with French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, during which the parties agreed before the meeting in the " channel format ", said the press service of the Ukrainian leader.
Presidents Poroshenko, Hollande and Chancellor Merkel in the process of talking on the phone coordinated positions before the meeting in the "Normandy format" which will be held on the last working day of the week in Paris, according to a report on the Internet office of the Ukrainian President.
the press service stressed that the sides applauded the signing of the agreement about the withdrawal of tanks, artillery not more than 100 millimetres and mortars of a caliber of 120 millimeters. 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 President's press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said that during the visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin's Paris meeting with the Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko no. Peskov said that the Kremlin is experiencing cautious optimism and believes that achieved before a positive decision on the withdrawal of heavy weapons in the Donbas, the most before the meeting " channel four ".