Putin will meet with German foreign Minister

Sigmar Gabriel and Vladimir Putin, archival photo

Russian leader Vladimir Putin will host foreign Minister of Germany Sigmar Gabriel. This was announced by the assistant to the President Yuri Ushakov on Thursday, June 29, reports TASS.

“Yes, today will be [meeting],” said Kremlin spokesman, answering a corresponding question of journalists.

A day earlier, the foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Lavrov held a joint press conference with Gabriel in Krasnodar. Hand, in particular, discussed the progress of the Minsk agreements, the situation in Syria and efforts to combat international terrorism, said “the Russian newspaper”.

June 26, Gabriel said that is not optimistic concerning the settlement of the crisis in Eastern Ukraine in the near future. According to the head of the German foreign Ministry, due to the fact that both sides violate the ceasefire.