Advisers to German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and French President Emmanuel Macron Jens Plötner and Emmanuel Bonn have completed talks on the situation in Ukraine with Deputy Chief of Staff of the Russian Presidential Executive Office Dmitry Kozak in Moscow. Kozak told reporters on January 6, RIA Novosti reported.
"We discussed a number of practical steps to implement the Minsk agreements, agreed on plans for further contacts, including with the participation of the Ukrainian leadership, in order to end the conflict as soon as possible," Kozak said.
According to Putin's advisor, they "synchronized watches" with Plötner on the implementation of the Minsk agreements after the change of the government. All the participants in the negotiations expressed their adherence to this document in resolving the situation in Ukraine. Also during the conversation they discussed the possibility of a summit of foreign ministers of the countries of the Normandy Four - Germany, France, Ukraine and Russia.
In general, the meeting of the advisers of the leaders of Germany, France and the Russian Federation in Moscow lasted almost 4.5 hours. It was initiated by the Russian side.