Putin said that “Norman four” not found common language

Putin said that “Norman four” not found common language

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However, the leaders agreed to continue to work in the “channel format”.

The leaders of the “Normandy Quartet” have not found common language.

Such a statement after talks in Berlin made by press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov in interview to the program “Vesti on Saturday” on TV channel “Russia 1”, according to the Russian Interfax.

According to Peskov, “probably until at this stage the lack of a common language at least partially compensates for the willingness of leaders to continue working in the format “Norman Quartet”, which in itself is extremely important.”

“A common language is manifested not as often as I would like. It is not enough – a common language”, – said the representative of Putin.

Also Peskov said that no replacement of the Minsk agreements, new documents can not be all leaders “channel four” agreed that the only way is to remove all the differences in their understanding and return to their phased implementation.

“It is very important confirm in Berlin is no alternative to the Minsk agreements. Poroshenko acknowledged this, as on many occasions we have heard different stuffing that needed some new documents, that is such an indirect attempt to replace the Minsk agreement,” – said Peskov, adding that the text of the Minsk agreement is the starting point, because such substitution will not.

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According to Peskov, “all interested in one way or another Minsk agreement remained a dead paper.”

“The political will of the leaders of “Norman Quartet” is confirmed. They will continue work on the implementation of the Minsk agreements. They believe that the alternative to the Minsk agreements is not, and during the month at a high level of foreign Ministers and assistants (presidents) this work will be continued”, – said Peskov.

He also confirmed that the meeting in Berlin, Poroshenko raised the issue of the return of Kiev control over the Ukrainian-Russian border.

“Of course, because it’s one of the points of the Minsk agreements. But the last one. President Putin each time recalls clearly fixed sequence of steps that must be completed. No one denies,” said Sands.

We will remind, on October 19 in Berlin, a meeting of leaders of member countries of the “Normandy format”. At the end of four hours of talks, the parties decided to develop a road map for implementation of the Minsk agreements, to extend the OSCE mission in Donbass and identify four new areas for cultivation of the parties to the conflict in Eastern Ukraine.