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The deputy head of the presidential administration, Dmitry Kozak, said on the Russia 24 television channel that negotiations with the assistant chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel, on resolving the conflict in southeastern Ukraine have been constructive.
“The dialogue was held in a constructive business spirit. We reached an agreement on mutual further actions for the peaceful settlement of the conflict in Ukraine, ”he said. Kozak added that consultations in Berlin will give an additional impetus to intensify negotiations in the “Norman format” and the Trilateral Contact Group.
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On May 13, a RBC source announced Kozak’s arrival in Berlin to discuss the situation in Ukraine. According to him, Germany invited a Russian representative to better understand the Russian line. The meeting was held in a bilateral format.
In February, the Kremlin reported that Kozak, who left the post of deputy prime minister in the presidential administration, would deal with Ukrainian issues. In mid-March, he first attended a meeting of the Tripartite Contact Group.