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PARIS, April 1. /TASS/. The "Normandy Quartet" countries regularly hold consultations on Ukrainian crisis at the ministerial level, France’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Romain Nadal said on Wednesday.
"The countries of the ‘Normandy Quartet’ regularly hold consultations, discussing the issues of the Ukrainian crisis. We will inform the media about the next meeting," Nadal said.
The last meeting of deputy foreign ministers of Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine took place on March 25. The implementation of the Minsk agreements was discussed at the meeting.
On February 12, negotiations in the so-called "Normandy format" were held in the Belarusian capital Minsk, bringing together Russian President Vladimir Putin, French President Francois Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. Simultaneously, a meeting of the Contact Group on Ukrainian settlement was held in Minsk. The Minsk agreements were signed as a result that envisage ceasefire in Ukraine’s south-east, heavy weaponry withdrawal, prisoner exchange, local elections in Donbass and constitutional reform in Ukraine.