Deputy head of the Russian presidential administration Dmitry Kozak has sent the colleagues in the "Normandy format" letter, stating the ineffectiveness of negotiations in the format of political advisers, but he did not put forward proposals to the RF output of these negotiations, told RIA Novosti source close to the negotiations with the Russian side.
Earlier media reported that Kozak wrote a letter to the adviser of German Chancellor Angela Merkel with copies to the representatives of France and Ukraine in which he called the negotiations on the Donbass at the level of pritsvetnikov senseless and proposed to abandon this format.
Russia is satisfied with the agreement of the ceasefire between Kiev, Donetsk and Lugansk, said the Ambassador of Russia in the contact group on Donbass Boris Gryzlov following the results of conference.
"Finally after nearly five months of resistance, the Ukrainian side found the courage to agree on the measures to cease-fire that was repeatedly offered the Donetsk and Lugansk. In this regard, it is impossible to feel anything but satisfaction. Measures to ensure a cease-fire between Kiev and Donbass should enter into force on 27 July," - said Gryzlov.
Official Kiev has repeatedly expressed a desire to revise the Minsk agreement. The foreign Minister Dmitry Kuleba some reason called their implementation "wishlist of Russia". In Berlin and Moscow, to such diplomatic innovations have reacted, to put it mildly, without enthusiasm. Who convinces the President's office optionally signed five years ago, the international instruments and what are their real prospects — in the material RIA Novosti.
President Vladimir Putin and Chancellor Angela Merkel in a telephone conversation on 15 July discussed the statements of the Ukrainian officials on the revision of the "Minsk-2". And agreed on the fact that the "line of Kiev on the selective performance of its obligations under this document leads to a deadlock the negotiation process".
The deterioration of relations between Moscow and Kiev not connected with the Crimea, said Vladimir Putin in an interview with "Russia 1".
According to him, first, in Ukraine there was a coup and seize power, and then "views" and "ways" with her leadership, "were diametrically opposed".
A new base for the settlement of the situation in the Donbass in the case of Kiev from the Minsk agreements create will be extremely difficult, said press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.
"The fact that we would then lose any kind of base on which we build the negotiation process. The database will not create a new database in a new document it will be extremely difficult," - said Peskov on air of TV channel "Russia 1".
The Deputy head of the delegation of Kiev in the contact group on settling the situation in Donbass Alexey Reznikov said that Minsk agreements, not much is working, but decisions about their review may be accepted only at the level of "Norman" summit (Germany, Russia, Ukraine and France).
Thursday Reznikov said that the Minsk agreement is largely irrelevant. After that, the Deputy head of presidential administration Dmitry Kozak said that Moscow expects from Kyiv official data about the further participation in the Minsk agreements.
Moscow expects from Kyiv explanations regarding the words of the Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Alexei Reznikov on irrelevance of the Minsk agreements in the Donbass, if these statements are not refuted, then leaves Kiev from the Minsk and Normandy formats on the settlement of the conflict in Ukraine, told journalists on Friday the Deputy head of the presidential administration Dmitry Kozak.
On Thursday, the Ukrainian Vice-Premier for reintegration of the temporarily occupied territories Alexey Reznikov said that the Minsk agreement is largely irrelevant. Earlier Reznikov said that the Minsk agreements are worthless from the international legal point of view, but the Belarusian capital it is necessary to use as a platform for the conflict settlement in the Donbass. The Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba said that the Minsk process on the settlement of the conflict in the Donbass has not yet died and "rests on the German-French ventilator".
The last meeting of the advisers of the leaders of the Normandy format in Berlin was very productive, but Kiev disavowed the agreements reached at the meeting of the contact group on settlement in the Donbass, said Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
"At a recent meeting of the assistants of the leaders of the Normandy format in Berlin, which was very productive, was reached a number of agreements and in regard to another phase of the exchange of detainees and respect is a very important agreement in the contact group on security issues, including harmonization of the texts of the orders that must be accepted by the warring parties - Kiev, Donetsk and Lugansk - detailing the actions that would be prohibited by these orders. It was agreed upon," Lavrov said during an online session, "Primako readings."
The envoy of the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic in the contact group on the Donbas, foreign Minister of the Republic of Natalia Nikonorova said about the lack of progress in the issue of negotiating and signing additional measures to monitor the ceasefire in the region.
On Tuesday, the video had talks of the working groups on Donbass, on Wednesday held a meeting of the contact group.
Holding the summit in "Norman format" (Russia, Ukraine, Germany, France) Donbass soon perhaps, but only if the implementation of the Paris agreements, said the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov.
"We can say unequivocally that the implementation of the Paris agreements possible imminent holding of the summit in "channel format". The key phrase is in the implementation of the Paris agreements," said Peskov told reporters.
The summit "Norman format" (Russia, Germany, Ukraine, France) in the Donbas in August, unrealistic, considering how Kiev refers to the implementation of paragraphs of the meeting of leaders in Paris that such statements from the Ukrainian side are made to simulate activity on the settlement in the Donbass, told RIA Novosti the Russian informed source.
Earlier, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for reintegration of the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine Oleksiy Reznikov said that the meeting of the leaders of "Norman format" could take place in August in the case of implementation of agreements reached earlier in Paris.
The meeting of leaders "channel format" (Germany, Russia, Ukraine and France) at the Donbass can be held in August in the case of implementation of agreements reached earlier in Paris, said Monday the Deputy Prime Minister for reintegration of the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine Oleksiy Reznikov.
Last Friday in Berlin took place negotiations of the advisers to the leaders of the four countries in which participated: on the Russian side, Dmitry Kozak, the German - Ian Hecker, from the French - Emmanuel Bon, with Ukrainian Andriy Yermak. According to the Ukrainian side, the meeting lasted 11 hours. Kozak declared that at negotiations on Friday in Berlin, the parties worked out a specific mechanism for the implementation of the truce in the Donbass, but to talk about the summit "channel four" is "very, very early."
Vladimir Zelensky said that "nobody from Ukraine can not demand anything, we are an independent country."
The words of the Ukrainian President became the quintessence of the next round of negotiations in the "Norman format." The event was held in Berlin last week-end at the level of political advisors. Russia was represented by Dmitry Kozak.
The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky said that no one can demand from Kiev the adoption of the law on the status of Donbass.
This was discussed during his communication with the press during his working trip to Odesa region on Saturday.
The head of the office of the President of Ukraine Andrey Ermak said that last Friday the talks between the advisers of the leaders of "Norman Quartet" at step brought the parties to hold a summit in Berlin.
In the negotiations of advisors, which also took place in Berlin, was attended on the Russian side, Dmitry Kozak, the German - Ian Hecker, from the French - Emmanuel Bon, with Ukrainian Andriy Yermak. According to the Ukrainian side, the meeting lasted 11 hours.
Pritsvetniki countries "Norman Quartet" close to an agreement on the draft of specific measures on the implementation of the truce in the Donbass, said the Deputy head of the presidential administration Dmitry Kozak.
"This is a pretty important part of this conversation in order to understand the basis on which the negotiating parties are in dialogue to settle," added Kozak.
The Ukrainian delegation at the negotiations of pritsvetnikov countries of the Normandy Quartet in Berlin did not clarify when the project will be ready amendments to the Constitution on decentralization, Moscow needs to do this in the near future, said the Deputy head of the presidential administration Dmitry Kozak.
In Friday's edition of Spiegel, citing an informal working paper of the Russian delegation said that Moscow demands from Kiev until July 6 to submit the draft amendments to the Ukrainian Constitution in Minsk contact group and to intensify efforts to implement the "formula Steinmeier".
Talking about a summit "channel four" (Germany, Russia, France and Ukraine) are still "very, very early," said the Deputy head of the presidential administration Dmitry Kozak.
According to him, it has dozens of laws that need to be developed, to coordinate with the Donbass, to push through Parliament - "it's too difficult."
The President of Moldova Igor Dodon at a press briefing on Monday said that this week the authorities of the Republic will carry out all necessary procedures, to formally resume talks with Russia on a loan of 200 million euros.
Dodon, during a visit to Moscow last week discussed the possibility of resumption of negotiations on the loan with the special representative of the President of the Russian Federation on development trading-economic relations with Moldova Dmitry Kozak.
Deputy head of the delegation of Ukraine in the contact group in Minsk said that the Minsk package of measures is Advisory in nature, from which we can conclude that Kiev is not going to implement it, said the Ambassador of the Russian Federation under Boris Gryzlov.
"Eleventh of June, the Ukrainian delegation headed by Andrey Ermak at a meeting with Dmitry Kozak and other representatives of Russia has given assurances that provide for meaningful participation of its representatives, will strictly follow the package of measures, including in terms of dialogue with representatives of Donbass. Prior to that, the leadership of Ukraine, including statements by the President of Ukraine at the Paris summit, have reiterated that the Complex of measures is uncontested and binding on both Ukraine and the Donbas. Today, however, Alexander Merezhko, Deputy head of the delegation of Ukraine in the contact group, said that the package of measures is a recommendation and does not impose on Ukraine any commitments," Gryzlov said following the meeting of the Minsk contact group.