Head of the President’s Office Andriy Yermak
The Normandy format is a summit of state leaders of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany regarding the settlement of the military conflict in the east of Ukraine.
The head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Andriy Yermak said that the Ukrainian side plans to hold a meeting of the leaders of the Normandy format in the near future. On Monday, September 27, he announced this on the air talk show Freedom of Speech on ICTV.
Speaking about the timing of the meeting, Yermak noted that “it is important that the meeting be held even during the tenure of German Chancellor Angela Merkel.”
According to Yermak, at this time, consultations are continuing between representatives of Ukraine, Germany, France and Russia on a new meeting of the leaders of states on the settlement in the Donbass.
“Today we are working to ensure that such a meeting of the leaders of the Normandy format will take place before the end of Merkel’s cadence, because she did a lot for this. And today we have only two witnesses who were at the signing of the Minsk agreements. such a meeting really took place in the near future, “Yermak emphasized.
Earlier, the State Department said that USA is ready to participate in “Normandy”… The states are ready to help if “this process revives and acquires some kind of life,” said Victoria Nuland.
It was also reported that President Volodymyr Zelensky wants “substantive” meeting with Vladimir Putin… The head of state said that these were his problems, how he should make the opponent have a desire to substantively talk about the de-occupation of Ukraine.