“They (advisors. -


) confirm that the Minsk agreements are the basis for work in the Normandy format, and remain committed to mitigating current differences in future work,” follows from a communiqué published on the Elysee Palace website.

The political advisers called for the unconditional observance of the ceasefire regime and measures to strengthen it of July 22, 2020, regardless of disagreements on other issues.

Earlier, the talks of political advisers to the leaders of the Normandy format countries (Russia, Germany, France, Ukraine) held at the Elysee Palace ended in Paris.

Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of Russia Dmitry Kozak called the document adopted in July 2020 the most effective ceasefire mechanism in Donbass.