NATO believes that the agreement of the text of Steinmeier formula during Minsk Talks session will bring the complete implementation of Minsk Agreements closer, as UNN reported citing official NATO representative.
“We take note of confirmation of the text of Steinmeier formula at Contact group. This step might provide the complete implementation of Minsk Agreements by all sides,” the message said.
NATO representative confirmed the continuation of support of Normandy Format, Trilateral Contact Group and OSCE efforts by the alliance.
The organization reminded about its commitment to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine within its international recognized borders.
On October 1, Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky stated that Ukraine reported on the agreement of Steinmeier formula text in response to the letter of OSCE Special Representative in Trilateral Contac Group Martin Sajdik.
Russia considers the possibility of participation in the Normandy Format summit after signing of the Steinmeier formula by the Ukrainian side.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel confirmed that the Normandy Format summit would take place in Paris; however, she did not specify the date of the summit.