Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Alexander Cruscotto: Vladimir Astapkovich / RIA Novosti
For holding a new meeting in “Norman format” we need to see the results of previous agreements, said Russian Deputy foreign Minister Alexander Grushko, reports owned by Grigory Berezkin RBC.
According to him, we are talking about the breeding of forces, cease-fire, clearance, exchange of prisoners, the implementation of formula Steinmeier to the Ukrainian legislation, as well as some other things.
Thus, according to the diplomat, the main condition of holding a new summit is progress on complex agreements “in the security track and the political track”.
“Formula Steinmeier” — the document that defines mechanism for fixing the special status of Donbass and Amnesty and the holding of elections on uncontrollable Kiev territories. The granting of special status to the breakaway Donetsk and Lugansk national republics (DND and LNR) on a regular basis spelled out in the item No. 11 of the Minsk agreements.
Format “channel four” includes Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine. The group is engaged in settlement of Ukrainian conflict. The last meeting was held on 9 December 2019 in Paris, three years after the previous one. According to its results, the leaders adopted the communiqué, which involves commitment to the Minsk agreements, the ceasefire until the end of the year and preparing new breeding sites the troops of Kiev and the breakaway republics of Donbass.
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