German Chancellor Angela Merkel met today in Berlin with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Russia Valery Gerasimov.
This is stated in a statement on the website of the German government, writes Ukrainska Pravda.
“The main focus of the talks was on the situation in the Middle East, especially in Syria, and the conflict in the East of Ukraine was discussed,” the statement said.
The meeting was also attended by German Foreign Minister Guy Mace. Previously, this meeting was not publicly announced. The German government also said that the meeting was agreed last week between the Russian Chancellor and President Vladimir Putin.