President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko informed this during his press conference.
According to him, the meeting in ‘Norman format’ is planned for January 15 in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan.
‘My diplomatic year will start on January 15 in Astana … it has already been agreed about meeting in ‘Norman format’’, – said Mr.Poroshenko.
Foreign Ministers of countries participants of the ‘Norman format’ have already been instructed to prepare agenda and draft decisions for the summit.
Poroshenko mentioned that it had been previously agreed that he, German chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande and Vladimir Putin would participate.
He also added that the meeting would not contradict to Minsk format.
‘We remain committed to Minsk agreements’, – the president of Ukraine added. According to him, Minsk agreements cannot be changed.