Merkel and Putin to discuss conflict in Eastern Ukraine on August 18

19:17, 13 August 2018

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin will discuss the conflict in eastern Ukraine during the talks near Berlin on August 18. Steffen Seibert, German government spokesman announced this.

Among the other issues to be discussed, is the war in Syria and a pipeline to bring Russian gas to Germany.

As it was reported earlier, last time Merkel and Putin met in Sochi on May 2.