At the Federal Chancellor's office in Berlin, negotiations have begun between political advisers representing the Normandy format states.
Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration Dmitry Kozak from Russia is participating in the meeting to resolve the situation in Donbass. RIA Novosti writes about it.
As Putin's press secretary Dmitry Peskov said, the agenda of the meeting is "the one that is fixed and endorsed in advance by all the parties involved."
Until recently, the information about the meeting was not confirmed in Berlin, although it was announced in Kiev a few days ago.
On the eve, the head of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy discussed the situation in Donbass by phone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Last week, the head of the Donetsk People's Republic, Denis Pushilin, gave an order to destroy the engineering structures of Ukraine at the demarcation line near the village of Shumy. After that, it was reported that Kiev was initiating an extraordinary meeting of the contact group to resolve the situation in Donbass.