In Munich began the meeting of foreign Ministers “channel four”

Sergei Lavrov

In Munich started meeting of foreign Ministers of the countries “Norman Quartet.” On Saturday, February 18, reports “Interfax”.

Participate in the negotiations of the foreign Ministers of Russia, Germany, Ukraine and France — Sergey Lavrov, Sigmar Gabriel, Jean-Marc Ayrault and Pavlo Klimkin. The main theme of the meeting is expected to be the implementation of the Minsk agreements and escalation in the Donbass.

Negotiations take place in the framework of the Munich conference on security issues. The last meeting of foreign Ministers of the Quartet took place in November 2016 in Minsk.

The aggravation of the situation in the South-East of Ukraine began in late January after the APU attempts to go on the offensive. The battles of Avdiyivka were the most violent since August 2015, when Kiev security forces conducted massive bombardment of the territory of the DNI.

The Minsk agreement is the document agreed at the summit in Minsk in February 2015 leaders of Germany, France, Ukraine and Russia in the format “Norman Quartet.” It is aimed at de-escalation of the armed conflict in the South-East of Ukraine.