Paris and Berlin will present proposals for Donbass

Париж и Берлин представят предложения по Донбассу

Monday will be a meeting of the foreign Ministers of the Normandy Quartet

At the meeting of foreign Ministers channel four will be presented the initiatives of Germany and France to address the situation in the East of Ukraine.

Monday, 11 June, in Berlin will host a meeting of foreign Ministers of the Normandy Quartet, which France and Germany intend to present their initiatives on settlement of the situation in the Donbas. About this informed the official representative of the French foreign Ministry, reports TASS.

“As said on 24 may, the President of the French Republic during his visit to St. Petersburg, the coming months will play a crucial. Without achieving concrete progress in areas such as security, politics, humanitarian assistance and the economy in question will be the very credibility of the peace process. You must make every effort to find a way out of a situation marked by hundreds of daily violations of the cease-fire, dozens of deaths monthly, as well as the use of heavy weapons and the worsening humanitarian situation for the population in the conflict zone,” – said in a statement.

In this context, France and Germany, said the representative of the French foreign Ministry, will perform “actions in each of these areas in order to achieve the emergence of positive dynamics, which will allow to move towards full implementation of the Minsk agreements”.

As emphasized in the statement that these proposals can also contribute to “recovery through the implementation of local autonomy, Ukraine’s sovereignty over the territories currently under control of separatists.”

The French foreign Ministry also notes that Jean-Yves Le Drian, “the first time participating in the negotiations in the Normandy format at the Ministerial level during the meeting, as well as his German counterpart (Heiko Maas) expressed the desire of France and Germany to ensure that parties (to the conflict) immediately joined in the implementation of the provisions of the Minsk agreements of September 2014 and February 2015.”

The French foreign Ministry in this regard also recalls that “the Ministerial meeting in Berlin is held as a result of recent contacts made between heads of state and government of the countries “Norman Quartet.”

Recall that in late may, Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that he sees no point in Normandy meeting.

The last time the foreign Ministers of the Quartet met in February 2017.


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