“Political advisers of the Normandy format will hold a face-to-face meeting in Paris on January 25, Russia will be the deputy head of the presidential administration, Kozak,” RIA Novosti reports, citing a source in the presidential administration.

Earlier, US national security adviser Jake Sullivan announced Washington's readiness to promote the Minsk agreements.

According to Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, France and Germany would like to keep the Normandy format as it was.