The head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia S. Lavrov Century confirmed the participation of the President of the Russian Federation centuries Putin talks in Minsk and clarified that in the preparation of the summit "channel four" progress has been made.
"Yes, the President of the Russian Federation will take part in today's meeting," said Lavrov.- From the outset, working out the ideas we spoke about what we want this summit to be held with the understanding that he would be prepared, and that the experts agree on all necessary matters. ""of course, the final word will be with the leaders," added the Minister, quoted by the news Agency." the specialists, there is a noticeable progress, " he said. Reviews Lavrov, to agree on the monitoring sections of the border, controlled by the militia, should be authorized Donetsk and Lugansk." I don't see How have the possibility Authorized Lugansk and Donetsk agree that the supervision over the border must be installed in the main points of the agreements and pre-rule everything else. But this attempt we see from authorized Ukrainian leadership, " he added. Before the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Belarus officially assured that the meeting of the Contact group on the resolution of the conflict situation in Ukraine will resume in Minsk on Wednesday. Similarly Wednesday in Minsk will have a meeting of the President of the Russian Federation centuries Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, President of the French Republic Francois Hollande and President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko. As the source said, will be to discuss the withdrawal of heavy weapons, the development of the demilitarized zone and the constant dialogue between Kyiv and Donetsk region. Poroshenko said that is sent to Minsk, to immediately, without any conditions " to stop the fire and start a political dialogue With Donbass. Hollande and Merkel Also decided to go to Minsk to participate in the negotiations.