President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has promised to hold a Normandy Summit until the end of the coronavirus pandemic. He stated this in a Skype interview with The Globe and Mail, the president's press service reports.
"We must do everything possible to hold a meeting in the Normandy format in the coming months without waiting until the end of the pandemic. At least we are doing everything for this," Zelensky said.
In addition, the Ukrainian side raised the issue of a ceasefire in Donbas in conditions of the coronavirus pandemic during the negotiations of the Minsk Trilateral Contact Group, and consultations are underway.
Zelensky stressed that he believed in achieving peace in Donbas through diplomacy. However, he is convinced that other countries should put pressure on Russia, otherwise there will be no result.
As we reported earlier, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba reported his readiness to discuss the date of the next summit in Normandy Format with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov.