At the Elysee Palace in Paris, leaders of the “Normandy Quartet” Vladimir Zelensky, Vladimir Putin, Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron gave a joint press conference.
According to the results of the summit of the Normandy Quartet issued a joint communique.
In particular, the Quartet agreed on the implementation of measures to stabilize the situation in the Donbas. This is stated in the communiqué after the meeting in the Normandy format.
The parties have committed themselves to implement all necessary measures in support of the ceasefire until the end of 2019.
According to the document, the parties undertake to ensure full and comprehensive implementation of the agreement on cease-fire until the end of 2019. The sides will also support the development and updating of the plan demining of the territory of Donbass.
Also at the summit agreed to a dilution of forces and means for the three sections of Donbass until the end of March 2020. The leaders of the “Normandy four” foreign Ministers urge the contact group to facilitate the exchange of prisoners on the basis of the principle “all for all”, starting with all installed. The Red Cross needs to obtain full and unconditional access to all detainees.
“Norman four” supports the agreement of the Trilateral contact group on the opening of new KPVV along the line of contact. In addition, the OSCE mission needs to have access to all areas to fully implement its mandate.
Parties Express interest in negotiating in the Normandy format and the Trilateral contact group of all of the legal aspects of the special order of local self-government – special status of certain regions of Donetsk and Lugansk regions – as indicated in the package of measures on implementing the Minsk agreements, from 2015, to ensure its operation on an ongoing basis.
“Norman four” considers it necessary to include “formula Steinmeier” in the Ukrainian legislation in accordance with the options agreed in the framework of the Quartet and of the Trilateral contact group.
“Norman four” instructed the foreign Ministers and political advisors to ensure the implementation of the agreements. The parties agree to hold another meeting in this format in over four months on political issues and security, in particular, the organization of local elections in the occupied Donbas.
We remind that the negotiations tete-a-tete presidents of Ukraine and Russia Vladimir Zelensky and Vladimir Putin.
On December 9 at the Paris summit of the leaders of “Norman Quartet.”