Kiev: The presidents of France and the Russian Federation on Monday, October 21, during a telephone conversation, discussed the possibility of holding the next summit in the Norman format. This was reported by the Kremlin press service.
Reportedly, the conversation between the leaders of the two countries took place at the initiative of the French side.
It is noted that Vladimir Putin "again emphasized the expediency of his (summit - ed.) Thorough preparation, which would allow us to develop new steps in the context of the full implementation of the Minsk agreements".
"An agreement has been reached that the relevant work will be continued by assistant leaders and foreign ministries", - the statement said.
The Kremlin also said that "Kiev is required to unconditionally implement all the agreements reached in the" Norman format "and in the contact group".
"First of all, this concerns the separation of forces and assets in two agreed sections of the contact line at the settlements of Zolotoe and Petrovsky, as well as the implementation of the Steinmeier formula in Ukrainian legislation", - the statement said.