MOSCOW, August 18. /ITAR-TASS/. Russia’s Foreign Ministry confirmed on Monday ‘certain progress’ in all basic issues during the meeting of foreign ministers of Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine, which took place on Sunday in Berlin.
“The foreign ministers have agreed to continue the dialogue in this format to present further suggestions to Russian, German, French and Ukrainian leaders,” the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Ukrainian FM Pavlo Klimkin, French FM Laurent Fabius and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier discussed international efforts in settlement of the Ukrainian crisis. They paid special attention to ending hostilities, control at the border, delivery of humanitarian aid to the country’s south-eastern regions. They also discussed conditions for launching a process of political settlement.
“They have reached certain progress in all these issues,” the statement read.