10 November 202018:03

Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s messages to the foreign ministers of Germany and France on the settlement process in Donbass


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On November 10, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov sent messages to Foreign Minister of Germany Heiko Maas and Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs of France Jean-Yves Le Drian with extracts from recent interviews with Leonid Kravchuk and Alexei Reznikov, the heads of the Ukrainian delegation to the Contact Group, in the context of Kiev’s draft Plan of Joint Steps to Implement the Minsk Agreements.

Sergey Lavrov called on his colleagues in the Normandy format, as co-mediators in settling the Donbass conflict, to give their comments and evaluations of the Ukrainian officials’ statements on compliance with the Minsk Package of Measures and the prospects for a peaceful settlement in eastern Ukraine.

Russia expects a detailed response from Berlin and Paris.

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