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The head of the President’s Office, Andriy Yermak, announced the arrival in Kyiv of political advisers from the “Norman format” .
He stated this on Facebook .
The head of the OP noted that he had had telephone conversations with advisers to the German chancellor and the French president over the past few days. He then spoke with US Assistant Secretary of State Karen Donfried.
Ermak discussed the current situation around Ukraine’s borders and security aspects with the American side.
“And next week my colleagues from France and Germany, political advisers to the leaders of the Normandy countries, will come to Kyiv,” Ermak wrote.
At a joint press conference with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, French President Emmanuel Macron said that he and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz were proposing to hold a meeting in the “Norman format”.
According to Macron, he and Scholz have already invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to hold a new meeting in the “Norman format”. It could happen “in the coming weeks”.
The first and so far the last “Norman” summit was held in December 2019. After that, a new meeting was planned in Berlin, but it never took place.
Negotiations in this format were designed to resolve Russia’s armed aggression against Ukraine through diplomacy.