In Berlin there is a meeting in «Norman format» level of foreign Ministry zaglav

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Againpretty in photobacteria in the Donbass. Archival photoIn Berlin there is a meeting in «Norman format» level of foreign Ministry zaglav© RIA Novosti / Sergey Againpretty the image Bank

The Ambassador of Ukraine in Germany Andrey Melnik announced the start of negotiations in the Normandy format (France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine) at the level of Deputy foreign Ministers in Berlin.

«At Villa Borsig in Berlin marked the beginning of negotiations in «Norman format» at the level of Vice-Ministers (Minsk Agreement Oversight Mechanism),» — wrote the Ambassador in his Twitter account.

On well Borsh have Berln startovala speak to Normanstone format on run VCE-menstru (Minsk Agreement Oversight Mechanism) pic.twitter.com/F6CNkbVKjZ

— Andrij Melnyk (@MelnykAndrij) 30 may 2017

Working meeting in the «Norman format» on Ukraine at the level of Deputy foreign Ministers and political Directors will be held on Tuesday. From the Russian side it will be attended by the state Secretary, Deputy foreign Minister Grigory Karasin, with the German state Secretary of the foreign Ministry Markus Ederer and political Director Andreas Michaelis, the French Minister for European Affairs at the foreign Ministry, Mariel de Sarnez, with Ukrainian first Deputy foreign Minister Vadym Prystayko. Also participates in the meeting of special representative of the OSCE contact group on Ukraine Martin Sajdik and the coordinators of the four working groups of the trilateral contact group.

The negotiations in the «Normandy format» on settlement of situation in Donbas is scheduled from June 2014. Then, during the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the landing of allied troops in Normandy, the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany first discussed the settlement of the conflict in the East of Ukraine. In the framework of the Normandy format meetings and telephone talks at the highest Ministerial and expert levels. The last meeting of leaders «channel four» took place in October last year in Berlin, it was agreed to prepare a plan for settlement in the Donbass. To date, however its development was stalled because the parties cannot agree on key points of the document.

In Berlin there is a meeting in «Norman format» level of foreign Ministry zaglavThe implementation of the Minsk agreements

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