The preparedness of the leaders of Russia, France, Germany and Ukraine to continue working in the format "channel four" to resolve the situation in the Donbass partly compensates for the lack of a common language, said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.
According to Peskov, the negotiations of the Quartet " a unified language appears not as often As we would like "." It's a bit of a common language. Along with this, I guess, as long as at this stage the lack of a common language at least partly compensated by the readiness of leaders to continue work in the format of " channel four ". That in itself is extremely important, "said Sands in the program" Vesti on the first day weekend "Sergei Brilev, RIA" Novosti ".
He drew attention that the Ministry of Merkel in the process of the Berlin talks "provided the perfect rule for work" in terms of organization transfer. Also Peskov said that Poroshenko in the process of quadripartite meetings trying to speak 3 languages, " jump on the English, All begin to exchange glances questioningly, But the translators filigree react, translate it into Russian, in Ukrainian."" Some of the phrases He says in Russian, " - said Peskov. At the same time Putin "excellent use of English in order to speak" on their feet " a few minutes with Hollande ". The French leader, According to Peskov, " joking in German right along with Merkel "." in this case, is tough on His podruchnik who do not speak German. But, in General, the atmosphere very fast. All perfectly know the subject ", - noticed Sands. On Wednesday in Berlin, was the 1st this year, the summit " channel four ", which was attended by the leaders of Russia, Germany, Ukraine and France Vladimir Putin, Angela Merkel, Petro Poroshenko and Francois Hollande. The meeting began Wednesday evening and lasted about five hours, ending after midnight. The results of the talks, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the "Normandy four" agreed on a number of positions about what has to be done in the near future to resolve the situation in the Donbass. As said the head of the international Department of the Federation Council Konstantin Kosachev, the Meeting in the "Normandy format" in Berlin, provided that the Minsk agreement alive, As does the Minsk process.