The foreign Ministry reports a new meeting "Norman format" called stuffing
No one appealed to Russia for the organization of a new meeting of foreign Ministers "Norman format", the reports that are stuffing, said the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova on the briefing.
Earlier, the head of the foreign Ministry of Ukraine Dmitry Kuleba during a joint press conference with foreign Minister of Germany Heiko Maas said that the work in the Normandy format (France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine) Donbas continues, the conversation at the level of foreign Ministers will be held in the near future.
"We have seen media reports on the proposals of the Ukrainian side to conduct a meeting "Norman Quartet" at the level of foreign Ministers, but formally to us about it nobody addressed" - said Zakharov.
She recalled that on 30 April held a video conference of foreign Ministers "Norman format", which, according to Zakharov, in fact, it was ascertained that the lack of progress in the implementation of the decisions of the Normandy summit in Paris on 9 December. "Alas, there is no progress now. There is an ongoing dialogue within the Minsk contact group. We hope that our partners will make every effort to implement the outcomes of the Paris summit," the diplomat said.
Zakharova called information about a new meeting of foreign Ministers of "Norman Quartet" stuffing. "As for the question who needs such as stuffing, I think I need to clarify with the media that spread without a check, and those people who make such statements," she concluded.