France announced a telephone conversation Putin, Hollande and Merkel
The head of the French Republic Francois Hollande on Wednesday will hold a telephone conversation with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss the possibility of organizing in Berlin on 19 October of the summit " channel four ", said the official representative of the French government Stephane Le Foll. "the story is about a telephone conversation between President Putin and Merkel, which will take place tonight. I think He probably will be held in the trilateral format ", Greg said Le Foll at a press conference After a meeting of the French Cabinet at the Elysee Palace, RIA " Novosti ". He also said that on Thursday, Hollande plans to discuss the same issue with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. Before that, Le Foll said that the group of Sherpas from Wednesday will begin the preparation of a possible summit in Berlin. The leadership of the Russian Federation revealed that the level of preparedness for the possibility of meeting in the "Normandy format" has not yet come. 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. On the same day a source in the administration of the French leader, Francois Hollande, told Reuters about the fact that Moscow had informed the administration of France on the postponement of the visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Then, In the leadership of the Russian Federation said that Putin and the truth will not go to Paris with a visit on October 19. As said press Secretary of the head of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov, Putin took the decision to cancel the visit to Paris because of the "dropped out of the program" events. The print edition GLANCE, a detailed analysis of the abolition of Vladimir Putin's visit to Paris for the opening of the Russian spiritual and cultural center. Hollande has been criticized from the Left party and the "National front" in connection with the situation around the planned visit of the Russian leader Vladimir Putin. Remember Hollande in a conversation the television channel TMC (TF1 group) asked a rhetorical question about the usefulness of the meeting with Putin." I ask myself: will the meeting useful? Whether it is necessary? Could it be under pressure? If we can get him to stop doing that jointly with the Syrian regime, that is to support the aviation regime, which is bombing the people of Aleppo?" He also said that a private person will tell Putin about the illegality of supporting the actions of the Syrian authorities in Aleppo, the residents whom He considers victims of war crimes.