President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky negotiated with French leader Emmanual Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The sides focused on preparations for the summit of the Nomandy Four member countries. Zelensky posted that on Twitter.
Had an important conversation with #AngelaMerkel and @EmmanuelMacron on intensifying negotiations to end the war in #Donbas and preparing for the #N4 Summit. ????????, ???????? and ???????? stand for agreeing on coordinated successive steps that will ensure peace.— Володимир Зеленський (@ZelenskyyUa) October 11, 2021
According to Zelensky's press office, French and German leaders assured Zelensky to bring up the issue of preparations for the Normandy Four summit during their forthcoming conversation with Russian president Vladimir Putin.
Earlier, German Chancellor Angela Merkel noted the stagnation in the Normandy format and called for the resumption of meetings within its framework.
On September 26, the elections in Bundestag took place in Germany. Ukraine’s Ambassador to Germany Andriy Melnyk has assured that the leaders of the election to the German Bundestag showed the readiness to support the current course of the foreign policy of Berlin after the elections.