Ukraine named a possible date for negotiations in “Normandy format”

The head of the office of the President of Ukraine Andriy Yermak named a possible date for the negotiations in the Normandy format “, reports TASS .

“We expect that a meeting at the level of political advisers will take place by the end of January,” Yermak said and added that there is no certainty on the date of the meeting of the leaders of the Normandy Four.

Earlier, the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky named the condition under which he would call the Russian leader Vladimir Putin . According to him, this will take place “if the delay in the meeting of the advisers of the leaders of the Normandy Four continues.

Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France are participating in the “Normandy format”. The last talks between the leaders of the four countries took place in Paris on December 9, 2019. The summit resulted in agreements on the exchange of detainees, a ceasefire and the disengagement of forces and equipment at three sections of the contact line.

In December 2020, Zelensky said by telephone to the French leader Emmanuel Macron that “Ukraine has fulfilled all the agreements of the leaders of the” Normandy Four “reached in the past year in Paris “.