“We recently received it, we are considering it,” the Deputy Minister answered the relevant question.

He added that Moscow will formulate its attitude towards the plan after it finishes getting acquainted with it, writes RIA Novosti.

According to the Italian newspaper la Repubblica, the plan consists of four stages.

The document drawn up in Rome was handed over to the UN Secretary General António Guterres.

According to former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, Europe should persuade the Ukrainian authorities to accept Russia's proposals for the speedy settlement of the conflict.