In Paris to discuss the situation in Ukraine today will meet the leaders of the «Normandy format»: Vladimir Putin, Angela Merkel, Francois Hollande and Peter Poroshenko.

 

On the agenda are issues on Donbass elections, the withdrawal of troops from the contact line, ensuring access of OSCE monitors and more.

 

In addition to the negotiations, the leaders will hold a number of bilateral meetings. Vladimir Putin will meet Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande, talks with Petro Poroshenko are not scheduled, said president’s assistant Yuri Ushakov.

 

A spokesman of the Russian president, Dmitry Peskov, said that in Moscow have concluded «significant slippage» with the implementation of the agreements reached in February in Minsk. He drew attention to the fact that the agreements, according to Putin, «don’t tolerate any interpretations and do not have a double reading».