Participants of the “Normandy” meeting took a break

Участники "нормандской" встречи взяли перерыв

Participants of the “Normandy” negotiations took a break. About it the correspondent of “112 Ukraine”.

Petro Poroshenko, Angela Merkel, Francois Hollande and Vladimir Putin took a break after more than three hours of negotiations.

After the break, the negotiations in the “Norman format” will resume.

How long is the break, not reported.

We will remind, the talks between the leaders of the Normandy Quartet in Berlin began about 19:30 (Kiev time).

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Following the talks, expected approaches to the press. Will perform together Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande. Petro Poroshenko will perform at the Embassy of Ukraine in Germany.

Agreement on the meeting was reached after long discussions. In a press-service of the President said that Poroshenko, Merkel and Hollande have agreed to hold talks in “channel format” to “urge Russia to fulfill part of the Minsk agreements on security.”

The press Secretary of German Chancellor Steffen Seibert, announcing the meeting said that Merkel invited Poroshenko, Hollande and Putin to “assess the implementation of the Minsk agreements from last meeting and discuss further steps.”

At the same time, the foreign Ministry of France said that the purpose of the summit in “channel format” – to force Ukraine to move forward on the issue of “status of Donbass”.