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Вадим Пристайко said ( about Normandy Four ) : "We expect from the Normandy Four [summit] in Paris, where President Macron invited us, all four countries, we hope that at this summit we will see real progress that we have been expecting since at least 2016, when there was the latest summit in the Normandy format" External link

unian-en Tuesday, November 19, 2019 11:28:00 PM EAT

Вадим Пристайко said ( about Normandy Four ) : "Despite all the difficulties of the process, we are still moving along it, and answering [...] the question on whether we're really saying that by the time the Normandy summit is held all [forces] must be withdrawn, no, I don’t remember any Ukrainian politician saying that. Although, believe me, each of the 46 million Ukrainians would count on foreign armed groups and illegal armed groups, everyone who took up arms to leave the territory of our state," External link

unian-en Tuesday, November 19, 2019 11:28:00 PM EAT

Dmitry Peskov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "I will not share any expectations. This is a very serious meeting, a long-awaited one" "You know there was a long while before this meeting was planned. We regret to note that there was a break in the work of the Normandy format . And let's not overestimate our expectations so that not to be disappointed later, and at the same time, let's not underestimate them, hoping the preparations will bring their results," External link

unian-en Monday, November 18, 2019 4:57:00 PM EAT

Вадим Пристайко added ( about Normandy Four ) : "This is an initiative of Kazakhstan , we have not yet received an official offer. I think Ukraine has enough opportunities to meet at this stage, first of all, in the Normandy Four," External link

unian-en Thursday, November 14, 2019 3:23:00 PM EAT

Darka Olifer wrote ( about Normandy Four ) : "Today, at the meeting of the Trilateral Contact Group, all obstacles to the meeting in the Normandy format at the highest level have been removed - the disengagement of forces and hardware in the area of the village of Zolote, Petrivske and Stanytsia Luhanska was the last step in this direction," External link

interfax-ua-en Tuesday, November 12, 2019 7:13:00 PM EAT

Вадим Пристайко said ( about Normandy Four ) : "I would like it to happen as quickly as possible. We don't synchronize it with the Normandy summit at all. If the summit facilitates the exchange, we have nothing against it. For us, any delay in having people freed is, to put it mildly, a tragedy. We don't synchronize it in any way," External link

unian-en Friday, November 1, 2019 12:08:00 PM EAT

Vladimir Putin claimed ( about Normandy Four ) : "We are always ready for any meetings, including the Normandy Four talks, in case they are arranged thoroughly and do not end up with empty talk, but bring about tangible results, which in general could help find solutions," External link

itartass_en Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:57:00 AM EAT

Вадим Пристайко said ( about Normandy Four ) : "The troop pullback in the agreed areas will take place before the Normandy Four meeting. We start the pullback in Zolote now. We start today...This is the pullback of the troops that are directly at the contact line," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, October 30, 2019 1:24:00 AM EAT

Вадим Пристайко told ( about Normandy Four ) : "Disengagement on the agreed sites will take place before a Normandy Four summit. Disengagement in Zolote is under way now. We're starting from today... This is the disengagement of the forces deployed directly along the contact line," External link

interfax-ua-en Tuesday, October 29, 2019 2:04:00 PM EAT

Dmitry Peskov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "If the Ukrainian president makes the units [of nationalists] follow his orders, then we can discuss the preparations for disengagement (in the settlements of Zolotoye and Petrovskoye in Donbass - TASS), which is a crucial part of the preparations for holding the [Normandy Four] summit," External link

itartass_en Tuesday, October 29, 2019 5:12:00 AM EAT

Dmitry Peskov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "If the Ukrainian president makes the units [of nationalists] follow his orders, then we can discuss the preparations for disengagement (in the settlements of Zolotoye and Petrovskoye in Donbass - TASS), which is a crucial part of the preparations for holding the [Normandy Four] summit," External link

itartass_en Monday, October 28, 2019 2:47:00 PM EAT

Yuri Ushakov added ( about Normandy Four ) : "Now there is no special progress in the context of the preparation of the planned Normandy Four summit. Although all parties have a desire to hold such a summit, everyone is aware of our position – we want the new summit to be thoroughly prepared. Including that the draft of the upcoming final decisions be agreed upon in advance, and that additional steps to implement the Minsk agreements be outlined at this summit, rather than Kyiv's desire to review the provisions of the Minsk package of measures be fixed. We are ready to hold a summit, but we need to thoroughly prepare it," External link

unian-en Monday, October 21, 2019 8:04:00 PM EAT

Вадим Пристайко said ( about Normandy Four ) : "President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky is now doing everything possible to hold a meeting in the Normandy format. We hope that this meeting will take place next month," External link

interfax-ua-en Friday, October 18, 2019 1:41:00 PM EAT

Sergei Lavrov told ( about Normandy Four ) : “There is a feeling that the Ukrainian side calls for convening the Normandy summit in order to revise the agreements of the previous meetings of the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, October 11, 2019 5:00:00 AM EAT

Yuri Ushakov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "The agreement coordinated at the previous Normandy Four summits in Paris and Berlin in 2015 and 2016 on the disengagement of forces in the settlements of Zolotoye and Petrovskoye has not been achieved as yet," External link

itartass_en Thursday, October 10, 2019 4:55:00 PM EAT

Yuri Ushakov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "The chances of holding a summit in the Normandy format in the relatively near future, of course, are increasing," External link

globalsecurity Monday, October 7, 2019 8:53:00 AM EAT

Alexandr Lukashévich said ( about Normandy Four ) : "The implementation of these instructions [the disengagement of forces and the signing of the 'Steinmeier formula] opens the way for a new summit of the Normandy Four. Otherwise, a meeting for the sake of meeting is unlikely to be in demand," External link

unian-en Saturday, October 5, 2019 11:08:00 PM EAT

Vladislav Sourkov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "The final coordination of the date of the Normandy Four’s summit will take place only after the disengagement of forces in Petrovskoye and Zolotoye is completed and confirmed," "In the normal course of events, this will take nearly two weeks" External link

itartass_en Wednesday, October 2, 2019 11:36:00 AM EAT

Martin Sajdik said ( about Normandy Four ) : "Upon the recommendation of political advisors to the Normandy Four leaders of September 11, members of the Trilateral Contact Group and representatives of certain areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions have endorsed by the letters they sent me the text of the Steinmeier Formula," External link

interfax-ua-en Wednesday, October 2, 2019 10:52:00 AM EAT

Martin Sajdik said ( about Normandy Four ) : “These two important steps were taken as tasked by the Normandy Four, and I hope that, with them, the TCG has contributed to furthering work in the Normandy format,” External link

Belta_en Wednesday, October 2, 2019 10:10:00 AM EAT

Sergei Lavrov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "I do not rule this out, but this does not depend on us," "We all know the story about the implementation of decisions made during the previous Normandy summits. At last, Kiev eventually admitted the need to implement those decisions" External link

itartass_en Thursday, September 26, 2019 5:19:00 AM EAT

Sergei Lavrov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "A fairly detailed discussion on how exactly the Contact Group should agree upon this formula took place during a meeting of foreign policy advisors in Paris on September 11. As a result, all advisors to Normandy format leaders without exception agreed that the Contact Group needs to sign this document," External link

itartass_en Thursday, September 26, 2019 5:19:00 AM EAT

Sergei Lavrov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "At some stage, there appeared problems - as it used to happen before - they tried to deviate from the list of agreed surnames. However, we managed to overcome the difficulties. It is Ukraine’s President Vladimir Zelensky that must be honored," "As far as I understand, he played a decisive role so that the exchange could take place. In fact, this has slightly improved relations between Moscow and Kiev. Taking into account that Russia takes an active part in the Normandy Four talks, in the Contact Group on Ukraine, this can also help create a more favorable atmosphere in regard to Donbass," External link

itartass_en Thursday, September 26, 2019 2:04:00 AM EAT

Miroslav Lajcak said ( about Normandy Four ) : "Minsk is what we have, and it was signed at a given time, under a given set of circumstances, and it has not been sincerely implemented. Now we have momentum, we have pressure, we have commitment. It would be detrimental to the whole process if we started questioning the basis, which is Minsk, or the format, which is Normandy," External link

itartass_en Sunday, September 15, 2019 12:18:00 AM EAT

Вадим Пристайко said ( about Normandy Four ) : "The meeting [of the leaders of the Norman Four countries] was planned in the near future and three parties [Germany, France, and Ukraine] were, in principle, ready for this meeting. Indeed, the information that was in the media is confirmed. The French president proposed to do this in Paris. We planned to do it very quickly, we wanted to meet and were ready... on [September] 16. I don't think this is a big secret, but, to our great regret, the Russian side was not able at that time come to the meeting. We are now actively looking for new time. I think the place will remain the same in Paris, and we are looking for a new time for this meeting," External link

interfax-ua-en Saturday, September 14, 2019 1:31:00 PM EAT

Yuri Ushakov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "Thus, it is necessary to finally settle the issue of disengagement in the three so-called pilot areas, Stanytsia Luhanska, Zolote, and Petrivske, on the contact line," "This issue has been discussed by aides to the [Normandy Four] leaders and by the [Trilateral] Contact Group for quite a long time," External link

interfax-ua-en Friday, September 13, 2019 7:54:00 PM EAT

Sergei Lavrov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "We have noted from the Russian side very, very positive statements by the President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky that he is interested in resolving through the work of the Normandy format and the contact group the issue of the withdrawal of forces and means on the contact line, starting with the regions that were agreed three years ago by the leaders of the Normandy format, and then throughout the entire line of contact," External link

aa-en Monday, September 9, 2019 9:07:00 PM EAT

Sergei Lavrov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "We have noted from the Russian side very, very positive statements by the President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky that he is interested in resolving through the work of the Normandy format and the contact group the issue of the withdrawal of forces and means on the contact line, starting with the regions that were agreed three years ago by the leaders of the Normandy format, and then throughout the entire line of contact," External link

haberler-en Monday, September 9, 2019 7:50:00 PM EAT

Sergei Lavrov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "The Russian side took note of rather positive statements of Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky that he seeks a solution through the efforts of the Normandy Four and the Contact Group on the issue of disengaging forces and hardware on the contact line, starting from those regions, which had been approved three years ago by the Normandy Four leaders, and then along the entire contact line," External link

itartass_en Monday, September 9, 2019 4:59:00 PM EAT

Вадим Пристайко said ( about Normandy Four ) : "We plan to hold this meeting in the 'Normandy format' in the near future... at least President Zelensky is ready to do this, and it's not even in December, but this month," External link

unian-en Monday, September 9, 2019 3:35:00 PM EAT

Alexei Chesnakov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "As far as I know, yesterday the aides of the Normandy Four leaders did not agree on a particular date of the summit," "They discussed the terms on which the summit may take place" External link

itartass_en Tuesday, September 3, 2019 9:51:00 AM EAT

Steffen Seibert pointed out ( about Normandy Four ) : "As far as Ukraine is concerned, the parties agreed to continue preparations for a summit of the Normandy Four countries (Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine) in order to facilitate the implementation of the Minsk Agreements. They highlighted the need to step up talks on future gas transit agreements," External link

itartass_en Thursday, August 29, 2019 1:48:00 PM EAT

Kurt Volker said ( about Normandy Four ) : "Whatever you can do to facilitate a genuine peace and Russia to implement Minsk agreements, we are ready to join and help," "The Normandy format is meeting in coming weeks. We have close touch with Ukrainians; we have close touch with the French and Germans. If there is a meeting of a different nature, of course we will join, but we are not pushing for that either. We are not worried about the format," External link

BalticTimes Wednesday, August 28, 2019 6:19:00 PM EAT

Kurt Volker told ( about Normandy Four ) : "We have a very good cooperation with all of them. If there is a need for a larger format, of course, we will join. At the same time, we fully support the Normandy format," External link

unian-en Friday, August 23, 2019 7:10:00 PM EAT

Kurt Volker said ( about Normandy Four ) : "Whatever you can do to facilitate a genuine peace and Russia to implement Minsk agreements, we are ready to join and help," "The Normandy format is meeting in coming weeks. We have close touch with Ukrainians; we have close touch with the French and Germans. If there is a meeting of a different nature, of course we will join, but we are not pushing for that either. We are not worried about the format," External link

unian-en Friday, August 23, 2019 7:10:00 PM EAT

Alexei Chesnakov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "A sudden appeal from Zelensky to urgently convene a Normandy Four summit is a result of his poor knowledge of the real situation in the conflict zone in the south-east of Ukraine. This is an overly emotional and ill-considered appeal," External link

itartass_en Tuesday, August 6, 2019 9:53:00 PM EAT

Sergei Lavrov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "As soon as we see that the decisions reached at the previous summit in Berlin held in October 2016 are implemented, I think we will be able to plan a new Normandy Four summit," External link

itartass_en Thursday, July 18, 2019 11:31:00 PM EAT

Sergei Lavrov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "As soon as we see that the decisions reached at the previous summit in Berlin held in October 2016 are implemented, I think we will be able to plan a new Normandy Four summit," External link

itartass_en Thursday, July 18, 2019 8:14:00 PM EAT

Dmitry Peskov told ( about Normandy Four ) : "As far as we know, all participants in the Normandy format, except for Ukraine, have not seen any point in broadening this format to date," External link

interfax-ua-en Friday, June 7, 2019 12:20:00 PM EAT

Dmitry Peskov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "As far as we are concerned, apart from Ukraine, other members of the Normandy format so far have not seen any expediency in expanding it," "Currently, we can say that the format itself so far has not been very effective, because Kiev is taking its time implementing the Minsk Agreements" External link

itartass_en Friday, June 7, 2019 11:57:00 AM EAT

Oleksandr Danylyuk said ( about Normandy Four ) : "The key priority for us will be the restoration, revitalization of the work of the 'Normandy format,'" External link

interfax-ua-en Friday, May 3, 2019 7:46:00 PM EAT

Alexander Lukashenko said ( about Normandy Four ) : “I said long ago that until the Americans join or support the existing format and the talks that were held in Minsk, they will not make much sense. So it happened. I publicly urged to bring the United States to the negotiating table of the Normandy Four. I am sure if they [the United States] supported this process, we would see it go ahead by leaps and bounds,” External link

Belta_en Friday, March 1, 2019 7:21:00 PM EAT

Boris Gryzlov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "Four years have gone by since the ‘Package of Measures for the Implementation of the Minsk Agreements’ mediated by the OSCE and Russia was signed by representatives from Ukraine and from some areas in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions," External link

itartass_en Thursday, February 14, 2019 9:15:00 AM EAT

Sergei Lavrov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "The Normandy Four (Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France) has considered implementation of the agreements reached by the presidents of Russia, France and Ukraine alongside Germany’s chancellor in November in Berlin," "There they issued corresponding instructions that security zones should be created, and their number should grow gradually and persistently along the contact line, that heavy weapons should be unconditionally pulled back, the OSCE mission’s constant round-the-clock monitoring should be organized both in the security zones along the contact line and in the places where heavy weapons are stored" External link

itartass_en Sunday, February 19, 2017 12:19:00 AM EAT

Sergei Lavrov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "We have proposed that this approach be condemned and demanded the blockade be immediately lifted," "Our partners in the Normandy format supported this proposal and this statement was included in final commentary of German and French ministers." External link

itartass_en Sunday, February 19, 2017 12:19:00 AM EAT

Sergei Lavrov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "Donbass people should definitely enjoy self-rule and the right to use their mother tongue in full compliance with European and world practices," "We expect our partners in the Normandy Four, alongside with the United States, to stop Kiev’s attempts to sabotage Minsk agreements," External link

itartass_en Wednesday, February 15, 2017 5:04:00 PM EAT

Alexander Zakharchenko said ( about Normandy Four ) : "I believe the phase-by-phase implementation of the Minsk agreements in line with the road map approved by the Normandy Four and agreed with us may already begin in 2017," External link

itartass_en Thursday, December 29, 2016 12:16:00 PM EAT

Dmitry Peskov told ( about Normandy Four ) : "This is the only groundwork shared by everyone ― by the warring sides, meaning the Kiev government and Donbass, and by the parties acting as guarantors of these agreements, meaning other countries of the Normandy Four format including Russia," External link

itartass_en Thursday, December 22, 2016 5:14:00 AM EAT

Dmitry Peskov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "This issue has been repeatedly discussed during the contacts of working groups, it was mentioned by the Ukrainian side at the Berlin meeting of the Normandy Four group," "Certain names are included in the agenda," External link

itartass_en Monday, December 12, 2016 2:53:00 PM EAT

Dmitry Peskov added ( about Normandy Four ) : "All (four leaders of the Normandy Quartet) agreed with the idea of creating such a mission, if need be," "But it does not have a specific content yet" External link

itartass_en Monday, October 24, 2016 3:08:00 PM EAT

Dmitry Peskov added ( about Normandy Four ) : "All (four leaders of the Normandy Quartet) agreed with the idea of creating such a mission, if need be," "But it does not have a specific content yet" External link

itartass_en Monday, October 24, 2016 3:08:00 PM EAT

Angela Merkel told ( about Normandy Four ) : "First steps on creating three zones of disengagement have already been made, a lot of work is ahead. Four more similar zones should be created," External link

itartass_en Thursday, October 20, 2016 10:36:00 AM EAT

Petro Poroshenko said ( about Normandy Four ) : "If Russia is ready not to just sign off [the road map of Minsk deal implementation], but also to fulfill and implement it, it will be a very positive thing. I am very optimistic about the future of Ukraine but, unfortunately, I am not so optimistic about the upcoming meeting [in Normandy format]. But I would be very happy to be surprised," External link

unian-en Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:38:00 PM EAT

Dmitry Peskov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "The president is open to discuss the Syrian issue with everyone, he said about this just yesterday. But the goal of tomorrow’s meeting is talks in the Normandy format," External link

itartass_en Tuesday, October 18, 2016 1:45:00 PM EAT

Dmitry Peskov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "The president is open to discuss the Syrian issue with everyone, he said about this just yesterday. But the goal of tomorrow’s meeting is talks in the Normandy format," External link

itartass_en Tuesday, October 18, 2016 1:05:00 PM EAT

Dmitry Peskov told ( about Normandy Four ) : "Taking into account that the matter is not yet clear and the work at the level of presidential aides has yielded not positive results as of yet, the chances [for a Normandy Four summit on October 19] are next to nil," External link

itartass_en Monday, October 17, 2016 7:29:00 PM EAT

Alexandr Lukashévich added ( about Normandy Four ) : "We actively work on this in different formats such as the Contact Group, Normandy format, and with other countries that have a huge influence on Kiev. The more indulgent attitude toward Kiev authorities' unwillingness or inability to implement the Minsk Agreements there is, the longer and more difficult peace process will be," External link

globalsecurity Saturday, October 15, 2016 2:49:00 AM EAT

Dmitry Peskov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "smoothly, but the dialogue is maintained on various tracks," "There are problem areas, I wouldn’t dwell on that now but as soon as this homework is done conditions will be ripe for organizing a ‘Normandy Four meeting’ and then we will tell you when and where [it will be held]," External link

itartass_en Tuesday, October 11, 2016 2:08:00 PM EAT

Jean Marc Ayrault said ( about Normandy Four ) : "The sanctions against Russia exist and they are linked to implementation of the Minsk agreements. In order to achieve that we have a mechanism the Normandy Format. Owing to that mechanism, we are going to work further and to achieve a big progress in coming days," External link

globalsecurity Friday, October 7, 2016 7:05:00 AM EAT

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Вадим Пристайко said ( about Normandy Four ) : "We expect from the Normandy Four [summit] in Paris, where President Macron invited us, all four countries, we hope that at this summit we will see real progress that we have been expecting since at least 2016, when there was the latest summit in the Normandy format" External link

unian-en Tuesday, November 19, 2019 11:28:00 PM EAT

Вадим Пристайко said ( about Normandy Four ) : "Despite all the difficulties of the process, we are still moving along it, and answering [...] the question on whether we're really saying that by the time the Normandy summit is held all [forces] must be withdrawn, no, I don’t remember any Ukrainian politician saying that. Although, believe me, each of the 46 million Ukrainians would count on foreign armed groups and illegal armed groups, everyone who took up arms to leave the territory of our state," External link

unian-en Tuesday, November 19, 2019 11:28:00 PM EAT

Dmitry Peskov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "I will not share any expectations. This is a very serious meeting, a long-awaited one" "You know there was a long while before this meeting was planned. We regret to note that there was a break in the work of the Normandy format . And let's not overestimate our expectations so that not to be disappointed later, and at the same time, let's not underestimate them, hoping the preparations will bring their results," External link

unian-en Monday, November 18, 2019 4:57:00 PM EAT

Вадим Пристайко added ( about Normandy Four ) : "This is an initiative of Kazakhstan , we have not yet received an official offer. I think Ukraine has enough opportunities to meet at this stage, first of all, in the Normandy Four," External link

unian-en Thursday, November 14, 2019 3:23:00 PM EAT

Darka Olifer wrote ( about Normandy Four ) : "Today, at the meeting of the Trilateral Contact Group, all obstacles to the meeting in the Normandy format at the highest level have been removed - the disengagement of forces and hardware in the area of the village of Zolote, Petrivske and Stanytsia Luhanska was the last step in this direction," External link

interfax-ua-en Tuesday, November 12, 2019 7:13:00 PM EAT

Вадим Пристайко said ( about Normandy Four ) : "I would like it to happen as quickly as possible. We don't synchronize it with the Normandy summit at all. If the summit facilitates the exchange, we have nothing against it. For us, any delay in having people freed is, to put it mildly, a tragedy. We don't synchronize it in any way," External link

unian-en Friday, November 1, 2019 12:08:00 PM EAT

Vladimir Putin claimed ( about Normandy Four ) : "We are always ready for any meetings, including the Normandy Four talks, in case they are arranged thoroughly and do not end up with empty talk, but bring about tangible results, which in general could help find solutions," External link

itartass_en Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:57:00 AM EAT

Вадим Пристайко said ( about Normandy Four ) : "The troop pullback in the agreed areas will take place before the Normandy Four meeting. We start the pullback in Zolote now. We start today...This is the pullback of the troops that are directly at the contact line," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, October 30, 2019 1:24:00 AM EAT

Вадим Пристайко told ( about Normandy Four ) : "Disengagement on the agreed sites will take place before a Normandy Four summit. Disengagement in Zolote is under way now. We're starting from today... This is the disengagement of the forces deployed directly along the contact line," External link

interfax-ua-en Tuesday, October 29, 2019 2:04:00 PM EAT

Dmitry Peskov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "If the Ukrainian president makes the units [of nationalists] follow his orders, then we can discuss the preparations for disengagement (in the settlements of Zolotoye and Petrovskoye in Donbass - TASS), which is a crucial part of the preparations for holding the [Normandy Four] summit," External link

itartass_en Tuesday, October 29, 2019 5:12:00 AM EAT

Dmitry Peskov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "If the Ukrainian president makes the units [of nationalists] follow his orders, then we can discuss the preparations for disengagement (in the settlements of Zolotoye and Petrovskoye in Donbass - TASS), which is a crucial part of the preparations for holding the [Normandy Four] summit," External link

itartass_en Monday, October 28, 2019 2:47:00 PM EAT

Yuri Ushakov added ( about Normandy Four ) : "Now there is no special progress in the context of the preparation of the planned Normandy Four summit. Although all parties have a desire to hold such a summit, everyone is aware of our position – we want the new summit to be thoroughly prepared. Including that the draft of the upcoming final decisions be agreed upon in advance, and that additional steps to implement the Minsk agreements be outlined at this summit, rather than Kyiv's desire to review the provisions of the Minsk package of measures be fixed. We are ready to hold a summit, but we need to thoroughly prepare it," External link

unian-en Monday, October 21, 2019 8:04:00 PM EAT

Вадим Пристайко said ( about Normandy Four ) : "President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky is now doing everything possible to hold a meeting in the Normandy format. We hope that this meeting will take place next month," External link

interfax-ua-en Friday, October 18, 2019 1:41:00 PM EAT

Sergei Lavrov told ( about Normandy Four ) : “There is a feeling that the Ukrainian side calls for convening the Normandy summit in order to revise the agreements of the previous meetings of the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, October 11, 2019 5:00:00 AM EAT

Yuri Ushakov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "The agreement coordinated at the previous Normandy Four summits in Paris and Berlin in 2015 and 2016 on the disengagement of forces in the settlements of Zolotoye and Petrovskoye has not been achieved as yet," External link

itartass_en Thursday, October 10, 2019 4:55:00 PM EAT

Yuri Ushakov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "The chances of holding a summit in the Normandy format in the relatively near future, of course, are increasing," External link

globalsecurity Monday, October 7, 2019 8:53:00 AM EAT

Alexandr Lukashévich said ( about Normandy Four ) : "The implementation of these instructions [the disengagement of forces and the signing of the 'Steinmeier formula] opens the way for a new summit of the Normandy Four. Otherwise, a meeting for the sake of meeting is unlikely to be in demand," External link

unian-en Saturday, October 5, 2019 11:08:00 PM EAT

Vladislav Sourkov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "The final coordination of the date of the Normandy Four’s summit will take place only after the disengagement of forces in Petrovskoye and Zolotoye is completed and confirmed," "In the normal course of events, this will take nearly two weeks" External link

itartass_en Wednesday, October 2, 2019 11:36:00 AM EAT

Martin Sajdik said ( about Normandy Four ) : "Upon the recommendation of political advisors to the Normandy Four leaders of September 11, members of the Trilateral Contact Group and representatives of certain areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions have endorsed by the letters they sent me the text of the Steinmeier Formula," External link

interfax-ua-en Wednesday, October 2, 2019 10:52:00 AM EAT

Martin Sajdik said ( about Normandy Four ) : “These two important steps were taken as tasked by the Normandy Four, and I hope that, with them, the TCG has contributed to furthering work in the Normandy format,” External link

Belta_en Wednesday, October 2, 2019 10:10:00 AM EAT

Sergei Lavrov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "I do not rule this out, but this does not depend on us," "We all know the story about the implementation of decisions made during the previous Normandy summits. At last, Kiev eventually admitted the need to implement those decisions" External link

itartass_en Thursday, September 26, 2019 5:19:00 AM EAT

Sergei Lavrov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "A fairly detailed discussion on how exactly the Contact Group should agree upon this formula took place during a meeting of foreign policy advisors in Paris on September 11. As a result, all advisors to Normandy format leaders without exception agreed that the Contact Group needs to sign this document," External link

itartass_en Thursday, September 26, 2019 5:19:00 AM EAT

Sergei Lavrov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "At some stage, there appeared problems - as it used to happen before - they tried to deviate from the list of agreed surnames. However, we managed to overcome the difficulties. It is Ukraine’s President Vladimir Zelensky that must be honored," "As far as I understand, he played a decisive role so that the exchange could take place. In fact, this has slightly improved relations between Moscow and Kiev. Taking into account that Russia takes an active part in the Normandy Four talks, in the Contact Group on Ukraine, this can also help create a more favorable atmosphere in regard to Donbass," External link

itartass_en Thursday, September 26, 2019 2:04:00 AM EAT

Miroslav Lajcak said ( about Normandy Four ) : "Minsk is what we have, and it was signed at a given time, under a given set of circumstances, and it has not been sincerely implemented. Now we have momentum, we have pressure, we have commitment. It would be detrimental to the whole process if we started questioning the basis, which is Minsk, or the format, which is Normandy," External link

itartass_en Sunday, September 15, 2019 12:18:00 AM EAT

Вадим Пристайко said ( about Normandy Four ) : "The meeting [of the leaders of the Norman Four countries] was planned in the near future and three parties [Germany, France, and Ukraine] were, in principle, ready for this meeting. Indeed, the information that was in the media is confirmed. The French president proposed to do this in Paris. We planned to do it very quickly, we wanted to meet and were ready... on [September] 16. I don't think this is a big secret, but, to our great regret, the Russian side was not able at that time come to the meeting. We are now actively looking for new time. I think the place will remain the same in Paris, and we are looking for a new time for this meeting," External link

interfax-ua-en Saturday, September 14, 2019 1:31:00 PM EAT

Yuri Ushakov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "Thus, it is necessary to finally settle the issue of disengagement in the three so-called pilot areas, Stanytsia Luhanska, Zolote, and Petrivske, on the contact line," "This issue has been discussed by aides to the [Normandy Four] leaders and by the [Trilateral] Contact Group for quite a long time," External link

interfax-ua-en Friday, September 13, 2019 7:54:00 PM EAT

Sergei Lavrov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "We have noted from the Russian side very, very positive statements by the President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky that he is interested in resolving through the work of the Normandy format and the contact group the issue of the withdrawal of forces and means on the contact line, starting with the regions that were agreed three years ago by the leaders of the Normandy format, and then throughout the entire line of contact," External link

aa-en Monday, September 9, 2019 9:07:00 PM EAT

Sergei Lavrov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "We have noted from the Russian side very, very positive statements by the President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky that he is interested in resolving through the work of the Normandy format and the contact group the issue of the withdrawal of forces and means on the contact line, starting with the regions that were agreed three years ago by the leaders of the Normandy format, and then throughout the entire line of contact," External link

haberler-en Monday, September 9, 2019 7:50:00 PM EAT

Sergei Lavrov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "The Russian side took note of rather positive statements of Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky that he seeks a solution through the efforts of the Normandy Four and the Contact Group on the issue of disengaging forces and hardware on the contact line, starting from those regions, which had been approved three years ago by the Normandy Four leaders, and then along the entire contact line," External link

itartass_en Monday, September 9, 2019 4:59:00 PM EAT

Вадим Пристайко said ( about Normandy Four ) : "We plan to hold this meeting in the 'Normandy format' in the near future... at least President Zelensky is ready to do this, and it's not even in December, but this month," External link

unian-en Monday, September 9, 2019 3:35:00 PM EAT

Alexei Chesnakov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "As far as I know, yesterday the aides of the Normandy Four leaders did not agree on a particular date of the summit," "They discussed the terms on which the summit may take place" External link

itartass_en Tuesday, September 3, 2019 9:51:00 AM EAT

Steffen Seibert pointed out ( about Normandy Four ) : "As far as Ukraine is concerned, the parties agreed to continue preparations for a summit of the Normandy Four countries (Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine) in order to facilitate the implementation of the Minsk Agreements. They highlighted the need to step up talks on future gas transit agreements," External link

itartass_en Thursday, August 29, 2019 1:48:00 PM EAT

Kurt Volker said ( about Normandy Four ) : "Whatever you can do to facilitate a genuine peace and Russia to implement Minsk agreements, we are ready to join and help," "The Normandy format is meeting in coming weeks. We have close touch with Ukrainians; we have close touch with the French and Germans. If there is a meeting of a different nature, of course we will join, but we are not pushing for that either. We are not worried about the format," External link

BalticTimes Wednesday, August 28, 2019 6:19:00 PM EAT

Kurt Volker told ( about Normandy Four ) : "We have a very good cooperation with all of them. If there is a need for a larger format, of course, we will join. At the same time, we fully support the Normandy format," External link

unian-en Friday, August 23, 2019 7:10:00 PM EAT

Kurt Volker said ( about Normandy Four ) : "Whatever you can do to facilitate a genuine peace and Russia to implement Minsk agreements, we are ready to join and help," "The Normandy format is meeting in coming weeks. We have close touch with Ukrainians; we have close touch with the French and Germans. If there is a meeting of a different nature, of course we will join, but we are not pushing for that either. We are not worried about the format," External link

unian-en Friday, August 23, 2019 7:10:00 PM EAT

Alexei Chesnakov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "A sudden appeal from Zelensky to urgently convene a Normandy Four summit is a result of his poor knowledge of the real situation in the conflict zone in the south-east of Ukraine. This is an overly emotional and ill-considered appeal," External link

itartass_en Tuesday, August 6, 2019 9:53:00 PM EAT

Sergei Lavrov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "As soon as we see that the decisions reached at the previous summit in Berlin held in October 2016 are implemented, I think we will be able to plan a new Normandy Four summit," External link

itartass_en Thursday, July 18, 2019 11:31:00 PM EAT

Sergei Lavrov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "As soon as we see that the decisions reached at the previous summit in Berlin held in October 2016 are implemented, I think we will be able to plan a new Normandy Four summit," External link

itartass_en Thursday, July 18, 2019 8:14:00 PM EAT

Dmitry Peskov told ( about Normandy Four ) : "As far as we know, all participants in the Normandy format, except for Ukraine, have not seen any point in broadening this format to date," External link

interfax-ua-en Friday, June 7, 2019 12:20:00 PM EAT

Dmitry Peskov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "As far as we are concerned, apart from Ukraine, other members of the Normandy format so far have not seen any expediency in expanding it," "Currently, we can say that the format itself so far has not been very effective, because Kiev is taking its time implementing the Minsk Agreements" External link

itartass_en Friday, June 7, 2019 11:57:00 AM EAT

Oleksandr Danylyuk said ( about Normandy Four ) : "The key priority for us will be the restoration, revitalization of the work of the 'Normandy format,'" External link

interfax-ua-en Friday, May 3, 2019 7:46:00 PM EAT

Alexander Lukashenko said ( about Normandy Four ) : “I said long ago that until the Americans join or support the existing format and the talks that were held in Minsk, they will not make much sense. So it happened. I publicly urged to bring the United States to the negotiating table of the Normandy Four. I am sure if they [the United States] supported this process, we would see it go ahead by leaps and bounds,” External link

Belta_en Friday, March 1, 2019 7:21:00 PM EAT

Boris Gryzlov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "Four years have gone by since the ‘Package of Measures for the Implementation of the Minsk Agreements’ mediated by the OSCE and Russia was signed by representatives from Ukraine and from some areas in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions," External link

itartass_en Thursday, February 14, 2019 9:15:00 AM EAT

Sergei Lavrov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "The Normandy Four (Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France) has considered implementation of the agreements reached by the presidents of Russia, France and Ukraine alongside Germany’s chancellor in November in Berlin," "There they issued corresponding instructions that security zones should be created, and their number should grow gradually and persistently along the contact line, that heavy weapons should be unconditionally pulled back, the OSCE mission’s constant round-the-clock monitoring should be organized both in the security zones along the contact line and in the places where heavy weapons are stored" External link

itartass_en Sunday, February 19, 2017 12:19:00 AM EAT

Sergei Lavrov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "We have proposed that this approach be condemned and demanded the blockade be immediately lifted," "Our partners in the Normandy format supported this proposal and this statement was included in final commentary of German and French ministers." External link

itartass_en Sunday, February 19, 2017 12:19:00 AM EAT

Sergei Lavrov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "Donbass people should definitely enjoy self-rule and the right to use their mother tongue in full compliance with European and world practices," "We expect our partners in the Normandy Four, alongside with the United States, to stop Kiev’s attempts to sabotage Minsk agreements," External link

itartass_en Wednesday, February 15, 2017 5:04:00 PM EAT

Alexander Zakharchenko said ( about Normandy Four ) : "I believe the phase-by-phase implementation of the Minsk agreements in line with the road map approved by the Normandy Four and agreed with us may already begin in 2017," External link

itartass_en Thursday, December 29, 2016 12:16:00 PM EAT

Dmitry Peskov told ( about Normandy Four ) : "This is the only groundwork shared by everyone ― by the warring sides, meaning the Kiev government and Donbass, and by the parties acting as guarantors of these agreements, meaning other countries of the Normandy Four format including Russia," External link

itartass_en Thursday, December 22, 2016 5:14:00 AM EAT

Dmitry Peskov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "This issue has been repeatedly discussed during the contacts of working groups, it was mentioned by the Ukrainian side at the Berlin meeting of the Normandy Four group," "Certain names are included in the agenda," External link

itartass_en Monday, December 12, 2016 2:53:00 PM EAT

Dmitry Peskov added ( about Normandy Four ) : "All (four leaders of the Normandy Quartet) agreed with the idea of creating such a mission, if need be," "But it does not have a specific content yet" External link

itartass_en Monday, October 24, 2016 3:08:00 PM EAT

Dmitry Peskov added ( about Normandy Four ) : "All (four leaders of the Normandy Quartet) agreed with the idea of creating such a mission, if need be," "But it does not have a specific content yet" External link

itartass_en Monday, October 24, 2016 3:08:00 PM EAT

Angela Merkel told ( about Normandy Four ) : "First steps on creating three zones of disengagement have already been made, a lot of work is ahead. Four more similar zones should be created," External link

itartass_en Thursday, October 20, 2016 10:36:00 AM EAT

Petro Poroshenko said ( about Normandy Four ) : "If Russia is ready not to just sign off [the road map of Minsk deal implementation], but also to fulfill and implement it, it will be a very positive thing. I am very optimistic about the future of Ukraine but, unfortunately, I am not so optimistic about the upcoming meeting [in Normandy format]. But I would be very happy to be surprised," External link

unian-en Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:38:00 PM EAT

Dmitry Peskov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "The president is open to discuss the Syrian issue with everyone, he said about this just yesterday. But the goal of tomorrow’s meeting is talks in the Normandy format," External link

itartass_en Tuesday, October 18, 2016 1:45:00 PM EAT

Dmitry Peskov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "The president is open to discuss the Syrian issue with everyone, he said about this just yesterday. But the goal of tomorrow’s meeting is talks in the Normandy format," External link

itartass_en Tuesday, October 18, 2016 1:05:00 PM EAT

Dmitry Peskov told ( about Normandy Four ) : "Taking into account that the matter is not yet clear and the work at the level of presidential aides has yielded not positive results as of yet, the chances [for a Normandy Four summit on October 19] are next to nil," External link

itartass_en Monday, October 17, 2016 7:29:00 PM EAT

Alexandr Lukashévich added ( about Normandy Four ) : "We actively work on this in different formats such as the Contact Group, Normandy format, and with other countries that have a huge influence on Kiev. The more indulgent attitude toward Kiev authorities' unwillingness or inability to implement the Minsk Agreements there is, the longer and more difficult peace process will be," External link

globalsecurity Saturday, October 15, 2016 2:49:00 AM EAT

Dmitry Peskov said ( about Normandy Four ) : "smoothly, but the dialogue is maintained on various tracks," "There are problem areas, I wouldn’t dwell on that now but as soon as this homework is done conditions will be ripe for organizing a ‘Normandy Four meeting’ and then we will tell you when and where [it will be held]," External link

itartass_en Tuesday, October 11, 2016 2:08:00 PM EAT

Jean Marc Ayrault said ( about Normandy Four ) : "The sanctions against Russia exist and they are linked to implementation of the Minsk agreements. In order to achieve that we have a mechanism the Normandy Format. Owing to that mechanism, we are going to work further and to achieve a big progress in coming days," External link

globalsecurity Friday, October 7, 2016 7:05:00 AM EAT