Authorized authorized DND in the Contact group, Vice-speaker of the people's Council of the Republic of Denis Putilin said that the next conference of the Contact group on the peaceful settlement of Ukrainian conflict can pass on Tuesday, February 24.
"The meeting of the Contact group in the videoconference may be, will take place today," said Putilin. According to him, during the meeting, for example, is expected to coordinate the development of sub-working groups in the framework of the tripartite Liaison group that provides Minsk agreements, reports " Donetsk news Agency." Our sub-group has already been formed and started unchecked study assigned to the points of a complex of measures on execution of the Minsk agreements, " he added. At the same time in Paris kicked off the meeting of the Ministers of foreign Affairs "channel four" (Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine) on the settlement of the fall in the Donbass. Ministers meet for the first time when the leaders "channel four" agreements on the settlement of the Ukrainian fall at a conference in Minsk on 12 February. The parties have plans to discuss the implementation process of the Minsk agreements, as well as among them the withdrawal of heavy weapons from the contact line. First it was said that Lavrov arrived in Paris from new York, where he participated in the debates of the security Council of the United Nations on the issue of international security. February 19, Lavrov had a telephone conversation With the Ministers of foreign Affairs of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin and France's Laurent Fabius, the Sides discussed practical steps to resolve the Ukrainian fall. Before that, the head of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany discussed the situation in Ukraine and came to the conclusion that the adopted February 12, measures have reduced the intensity of the fighting in the Donbass. During the conversation, "channel four" was agreed to conduct in the near future contacts between foreign countries. February 12, the process is almost 16 hours of negotiations was signed document of the Contact group on measures aimed at the implementation of the Minsk agreements.