The Ukrainian crisis and the situation in Syria will be the main topics of the talks between Vladimir Putin and Angela Merkel, taking place on Tuesday in Sochi. President receives German delegation in the residence «Bocharov Ruchey».
Vladimir Putin in Sochi holds talks with Angela Merkel. As reported by «TV Center», the Russian President and German Chancellor discussed several important issues — the Ukrainian crisis, the implementation of the Minsk agreements, as well as the fight against international terrorism. Special attention is paid to the relations of Moscow and Berlin in various fields. The visit of Chancellor is held on the eve of the summit of «Big twenty». It will be held in July in Hamburg. In a conversation with Vladimir Putin Merkel has called Russia an important partner for the G-20.
Vladimir Putin: «thank you very much for took time to come to us and inform about the progress in the preparations for the summit «Big twenty» in Hamburg. We can not take advantage of this visit to discuss bilateral relations, the most problematic points mean Ukraine and Syria and maybe some other regions.»
Angela Merkel: «We will talk about international Affairs. This situation in Ukraine, Syria and Libya. And will to establish bilateral relations».