The head of the French Republic Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday and Friday will visit the Russian and the Ukrainian capital for talks on the situation in Ukraine.
together with Angela Merkel I decided to come up with a new proposal. Today in the 2nd part of the day We go to Kiev. We will make fresh suggestions to resolve the conflict situation in Ukraine, and they will be based on the preservation of the territorial integrity of the country. Today We will discuss them with the President of Ukraine, and on the last working day of the week will go to the capital of Russia for a meeting with President of Russia, "Hollande said, RIA" Novosti ". The German government assured the visit of Angela Merkel in the Russian Federation and Ukraine. On Wednesday, Merkel said that the chance for a diplomatic settlement of the conflict in Ukraine is saved. The German Chancellor also said that it did not expect a quick resolution of the conflict. Remember, in Minsk on the first day of the weekend took place the meeting of the contact group in Ukraine, it arrived envoys Donetsk and Lugansk national republics Denis pusillin and Vladislav Deinega, negotiator from Kiev, ex-President of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma, as well as the OSCE representative, Heidi Tagliavini, and Russian Ambassador to Ukraine Mikhail Zurabov. As said Putilin, Kuchma could not assure their range of capabilities. In the end, the contact group did not sign the final document. Kuchma has been charged with the collapse of the talks the leaders of the DND and LNR who decided not to come to Kyiv. The leader of the Luhansk national Republic Igor Carpentry rejected accusations Kuchma, Recalling that the former President of Ukraine should " official designation of his / her authorized representative.