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The head of diplomacy of the European Union Josep Borrell expressed the hope that the summit in “Norman format” will be another step towards a peaceful resolution of the conflict in the Donbass.”I hope today’s summit will be another step towards a sustainable and peaceful solution to the conflict”, – he said at a press conference after the Council of foreign Ministers of the EU countries where the question was raised of Ukraine.”We also touched on Ukraine and the summit “channel four”, which is now in Paris. I think we have positive momentum, you want to use. There were some improvements as well,” said Borrell.”Norman four” should meet in the hall “Murat” of the Elysee Palace on Monday. More than two and a half hours, the leaders should discuss the situation in the Donbass, and may be to adopt a joint document, which will be aimed at implementation of the Minsk agreements. Following the meeting, scheduled a press conference the leaders of the “Normandy format”.
14:14Какие mood prevails in Ukraine and the EU before the “Normandy summit”?In Paris on Monday will host the next meeting in the Normandy format on the settlement in Donbass. Officials and experts have shared their expectations from the upcoming summit.The so-called “Normandy format” (Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany) negotiations on Ukraine was established in June 2014. Then, during the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the landing of allied troops in Normandy, the leaders of these countries for the first time discussed settlement of the conflict in the Donbass. Since then has held a number of telephone conversations and meetings at the highest level, as well as contacts of Ministers of foreign Affairs.