Poroshenko and Putin shook hands in Berlin

Порошенко и Путин не пожали руки в Берлине

Meeting in Normandy format in Berlin on 19 Oct 2016

Shook the Russian President’s hand and the head of France.

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko shook hands with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin before a meeting in Normandy format in Berlin. This was announced by Russian journalist Dmitry Smirnov in his Twitter.

“The handshake between Putin and Poroshenko in Berlin was not: the President entered the hall, presidents of France and Ukraine were already sitting at the table,” he wrote.

Порошенко и Путин не пожали руки в Берлине

 

 

Notably, Putin shook hands with only German Chancellor Angela Merkel as she went out to meet the Russian President.

Порошенко и Путин не пожали руки в Берлине

 

 

“German ceremony: Putin and Merkel shook hands three times at the meeting,” wrote Smirnov.

German ceremony: Putin and Merkel shook hands three times at the meeting pic.twitter.com/CBe4MAmzt7

— Dmitry Smirnov (@dimsmirnov175) 19 Oct 2016

According to Smirnov, in the light of the negotiations 200 accredited journalists, 65 of which are Russian.

The journalist also said that the talks in Normandy format, which go in closed mode, according to the schedule allotted an hour and a half.

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According to the forecasts of the press Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov, today it is not necessary to wait for the completion of negotiations. “Until midnight, or rather,” he said.

As reported Корреспондент.net, Poroshenko does not expect a significant breakthrough in today’s meeting.

The meeting channel four

Began meeting in the Normandy format

The leaders of the Normandy meeting, did not wait for Putin

Poroshenko arrived in the channel meeting

The Kremlin said the purpose of the meeting channel four

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