the President of France, Emmanuel Macron and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have spoken to a French presentation about a possible new Ukraine summit. They agreed in principle that a top-of-the meeting in the ' Normandy Format, in which Germany would be involved, would be useful. It should be worked from the French side with Germany, because such a summit will take place in Berlin, it became known on Friday evening from circles of the Élyséepalastes. A possible date for a summit meeting remained open in the first place.
Recently, there had been a summit with Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France last December, in Paris. Kiev and Moscow had initiated a revival of the peace process for the disputed areas in Eastern Ukraine. The name of Normandy is derived from the first encounter of this type in June 2014, in the French Region of Normandy.
the two presidents stressed, according to a Russian announcement that they wanted to meet in person. Originally Macron had on 9. May want to participate in the military parade for the victory over Nazi Germany in Moscow. Because of the Corona-crisis, the Parade was postponed but, the visit was. Macron wanted to make up for the visit in the late summer, if there is a way. Putin said after Kremlin stated that "Russia will never forget those French who fought together with Soviet soldiers on the Eastern front".Updated Date: 26 June 2020, 17:19