The head of the French Republic Francois Hollande on the last working day of the week placed in the personal account on the social network instagram a short Video showing the handshake of Russian President Vladimir Putin and President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.
"we are now discussing with Angela Merkel, Vladimir Putin and Petro Poroshenko the situation in Ukraine ", – it is reported in a dispatch to the videos on the official website of the French President in instagram. The video was made before the start of the summit " channel four ", which takes place on the last working day of the week in the Elysee Palace. The video also depicted the leaders of Russia, France, Ukraine and Germany, talking at a table in the fresh air. VIDEO
on the last working day of the week in Paris were initiated dialogues of the leaders of "Norman Quartet" (Russia, France, Germany and Ukraine) on the situation in Ukraine. On the agenda of leaders "channel four" – the issue of holding elections in the Donbass, the withdrawal of troops from the contact line, securing access of OSCE observers and more. The previous meeting of the "Normandy four" summit was held in Minsk on February 12, – more precisely, it started yesterday, eleven of the number, however, ended only on a subsequent day. In total, the presidents discussed the Ukrainian issue 16 hours. The result of sleepless nights have become the consensus, known as the " Minsk-2 ". According to the agreement, immediate and comprehensive ceasefire has to begin from midnight fifteen February, the withdrawal of heavy weapons at a safe distance must begin no later than the 2nd day after the ceasefire and end within 14 days. Before the end of the year in Ukraine should be carried out constitutional reform. Only the Minsk document has absorbed 12 points.