Russian President Vladimir Putin has stated that the USA is a full participant in the negotiation process in Ukraine. He said this at a press conference in Moscow, - UNIAN reports.
"The United States, in fact, is a full-fledged participant in the (Donbass conflict) settlement process, regardless of whether it is part of the Normandy format or not. They are very deeply involved and aware of all the developments there", – Putin said.
Putin stated that he did not stand against the idea of including the USA in the Normandy format, but such a decision does not depend on the Russian Federation.