Merkel, Lavrov discuss Syria, Ukraine

Source : 112 Ukraine

Merkel, Lavrov discuss Syria, Ukraine
13:31, 25 July 2018


Angela Merkel, the Chancellor of Germany met Sergey Lavrov, the Foreign Minister of Russia as the press service of the Federal authority reported.

"The situation in the Middle East, especially Syria, was the main topic. Also, the Donbas Conflict was discussed," the message said.

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Also, Valery Gerasimov, the Head of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Russia was at the meeting.

As we reported Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel was the one who mentioned Viktor Medvedchuk, the Leader of the Ukrainian Choice movement, in terms of Minsk talks.

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Answering the question whether it is necessary to involve Medvedchuk into the talks when the President Poroshenko has direct contact with Putin, it was said that some decisions were made without the participation of the Ukrainian President.

It should be noted that earlier, Viktor Medvedchuk, the Ukrainian envoy in the humanitarian subdivision of Minsk group, in the interview for said that Ukraine could exchange 174 prisoners for 43 Ukrainian captives militants keep.

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