The approaching meeting of the leaders of the Normandy Four will begin at 6.30 p.m. (5.30 Kyiv time) on October 19 in the German capital. The respective message was posted on the website of French president Francois Hollande late on Tuesday, October 18.
Earlier today, Ukraine’s president Petro Poroshenko added that briefly before the summit in Berlin, he would join the trilateral meeting with his German and French counterparts; the sides are expected to coordinate their positions.
Previously, the parties to the Normandy Four – Ukraine, France, Germany and Russia – agreed to hold the meeting in Berlin on October 19. According to Poroshenko, the meeting is supposed to make Russia more cooperative in terms of complying with security-related provisions of Minsk agreements.