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MOSCOW, August 15 /ITAR-TASS/. Russian presidential chief of staff Sergei Ivanov and his Ukrainian counterpart Boris Lozhkin have agreed to organise a quadripartite meeting of the Russian, Ukrainian, German, and French foreign ministers, the Kremlin press service said on Friday.
The meeting will be held in “the Normandy format”, it said, adding that "the agenda will be discussed at the meeting itself."
Deputy head of the Russian Foreign Ministry’s press departmen Maria Zakharova told Itar-Tass that the format of the meeting scheduled for Sunday, August 17, was being discussed.
“We confirm that the format of the quadripartite meeting with the participation of Sergei Lavrov is being discussed,” she said.
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavel Klimkin wrote on Twitter: “I am going to be in Berlin on Sunday to meet Steinmeier, Fabius and Lavrov. We need to talk whether it’s square or round table.