Ukraine – Visit by Jean-Marc Ayrault to Minsk (November 29, 2016)


Jean-Marc Ayrault and his German counterpart, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, invited the Ukrainian and Russian foreign ministers to take part in a meeting in the Normandy format on November 29, 2016.

One month after the summit in Berlin on October 19 and in accordance with the mandate set out by the heads of state and government, this meeting is aimed at developing a road map to implement the commitments of each of the parties and to take stock of the implementation of the measures adopted in Berlin.

While the fighting in eastern Ukraine continues to affect the civilian population, the ministers focused in particular on concrete measures in the security as well as humanitarian and economic spheres.