Yuri Ushakov,”RIA Novosti”the Summit “channel four” (Ukraine, Russia, France, Germany) will be held before the end of this year. This broadcast channel “Russia 1” said Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov, reports “Interfax-Ukraine”.
“Possible, Yes. I think this year it will be a chance to spend. I can’t say specific dates because they were still in negotiations, but obviously this year”- said Ushakov.
Answering specifying question, whether we are talking about meeting in late November, Ushakov said: “If you ask me, until the end of the year will be held, Yes.”Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov also said that the meeting could take place before the end of the year.
“Rather we are filled with optimism that will take place before (before the end of the year – ed.) because a specific timeframe yet,” Peskov said.
Earlier the President of France Emmanuel macron reported that the leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine will meet in Paris on 9 December in an attempt to intensify efforts in the search for a peaceful settlement of the conflict in Eastern Ukraine.
In the Office of the President of Ukraine confirmed that all parties agreed the date of holding the summit in “Norman format” on 9 December in Paris.