Dmitry Zlatarev. Assistant to the President for national security Susan rice said on the last working day of the week that the head of the French Republic Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in the Russian capital on conversations with Vladimir Putin with the agreements reached yesterday with Petro Poroshenko.
"Proposals (Hollande and Merkel) was brought to the capital of Russia, reflect the consensus reached by them with the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko yesterday in Kyiv," rice said, speaking at the Washington Institute name of the Brookings institution. There rice presented a new strategy for U.S. national security.
in her expressions, These Proposals are not one-sided " agreements with Putin at the expense of Ukraine.
"while it is too early to judge about what is being discussed today in the capital of Russia," she said.
The meeting, devoted to the settlement of the situation in the East of Ukraine, began with a meeting of leaders in the format of " eye to eye ", without the participation of the delegation members and any specialists. Later Putin, Hollande and Merkel broke Protocol on photography, and then continued dialogues.
yesterday Hollande and Merkel held in Kyiv dialogue with the Ukrainian President, Petro Poroshenko. After the meeting they did not make statements to the press. On the Internet office of the President of Ukraine has any information about the fact that the three leaders called for, as well as among them, for an immediate ceasefire, the withdrawal of heavy equipment and weapons, the closure of the border and the release of all hostages. These requirements are repeated situations Minsk Protocol of September 5, 2014 and adopted in its development of the Minsk Memorandum dated September 19.
before In the leadership of the Russian Federation noted that Moscow wants " to carry on a conversation based on the achievement of certain agreements that would establish provisions to establish a direct dialogue between Kyiv and authorized Donbass, the negotiations of the contact group, the restoration of economic relations between Kyiv and the South-East ". The Russian leadership is also hopeful that the plan Merkel and Hollande in Ukraine is complex and takes into account Proposals Putin. In the Ministry of the Chancellor stated that the basis for negotiations will be 12 points Minsk agreements.