France and Germany approved the return of Norman meetings

Франция и ФРГ одобрили возврат нормандских встреч

Any other meetings outside of the Normandy format countries have found it impractical, said Poroshenko.

Ukraine has agreed with Germany and France resume the “Normandy format”, except where these countries and the Russian Federation. This was stated by President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko during a visit in Mariupol, Donetsk region on Wednesday, August 31.

“Now, I said the Deputy head of the presidential Administration Sergey Yeliseyev, that this issue (silence mode from 1 September – ed.) agreed with our partners from France and Germany are exactly the same as agreed the issue of the resumption of the operation of the “Norman format”, – said the head Ukrainian state.

Poroshenko stressed that the “Norman format” is in this context, the most effective format of negotiations.

“Any other meetings outside of the Normandy format they deem inappropriate,” he said, adding that now all are awaiting the decision of the Russian side.

“This will be the beginning of the implementation of the security component of the Minsk agreements. Hope remains,” – said Poroshenko.

As reported Корреспондент.net, Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov has not excluded that the meeting of the Normandy four leaders may be held on the sidelines of the G20 summit in China on 4-5 September.

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