German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas will visit Moscow on January 11 as part of a delegation of Chancellor Angela Merkel, said official representative of the German Cabinet of Ministers Steffen Seibert.
Earlier, the Kremlin said that Merkel will pay a working visit to Russia at the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
“I have an announcement for the coming Saturday, January 11, the Chancellor will visit Moscow on a short working visit. Foreign Minister Heiko Maas will participate in this visit. There she will hold talks with President Putin in the Kremlin on topical international issues – Syria, Libya, Iraq, Iran and Ukraine – as well as bilateral issues”, – Seibert said at a briefing on Monday.
According to him, a press conference is planned.
Seibert noted that “efforts to achieve new progress in the settlement in Ukraine will be one of the topics”.North Atlantic Council to meet in Brussels at post-presidential level