The possibility of a meeting of leaders "Norman Quartet" on October 19 was discussed, the decision can be made in a few days, said the Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov.
"This proposal remains on the table as if, but its implementation depends on how to get to this possible summit to reach consensus on concrete progress towards settlement. It is currently – today and tomorrow – exactly will be engaged assistants of the leaders of the Quartet at a meeting in Minsk, and see what results they have the Opportunity to report to the leaders. Then will decide whether to hold a meeting on October 19, or deferred to a later time ", – quotes his words RIA " Novosti ". Before the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov said that Moscow does not step back from a meeting in the Normandy format at the level of heads of States, the options are by date and place of such a meeting are being worked out. Yesterday, Peskov said that Putin, Hollande and Merkel failed to come to a common opinion about the meeting in " Norman format ". On Tuesday, the Russian Ambassador to France Alexander Orlov said that the meeting of leaders "channel format" on Ukraine will meet in Berlin on 19 October at the invitation of German Chancellor Angela Merkel.