Normandy Format: Normandy Four to possibly meet in October, French FM says

16:16 Sep. 17, 2016

Normandy Four to possibly meet in October, French FM says

French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault, third right front, and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, fourth right front, in eastern Ukraine, Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016. (AP Photo)

Leaders of Germany, France, Ukraine and Russia are expected to continue negotiations on Donbas crisis settlement

Several days after the French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault visited Ukraine, he raised certain hopes that the negotiations on the Donbas conflict will continue in the near future.

Read also: Ukraine readies for another meeting in the 'Normandy format'

The latest ceasefire, the withdrawal of troops and further political steps are expected to top the agenda of the meeting.

‘I hope we can achieve all this at the summit, which hopefully, will be held in October by President Hollande, Chancellor Merkel, President Poroshenko and President Putin', Ayrault said, according to French Foreign Affairs Ministry.

Read also: Europe's top diplomats at forefront of efforts to settle Ukraine conflict

He also reiterated his support for Ukraine and its territorial integrity.

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