Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Leaders From Ukraine, Russian, Germany And France To Meet To Discuss The Ongoing War In Eastern Ukraine

New York Times: As New Ukraine Talks Begin, What Is the State of Europe’s Only Active War?

KIEV, Ukraine — With soldiers dying daily in Ukraine, the site of the only active war in Europe, Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany will host a meeting on Wednesday to see whether President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia is willing to cut a deal to end the conflict while he also faces pressure from the West over Moscow’s role in Syria.

Mr. Putin and Ms. Merkel will meet with President Fran├žois Hollande of France and President Petro O. Poroshenko of Ukraine to talk about the fighting as the Ukraine crisis returns to the diplomatic agenda and the leaders try to restart a cease-fire there.

Separately, Mr. Putin, who is often in the eye of the storm on international crises, is expected to meet with Ms. Merkel and Mr. Hollande to discuss the civil war in Syria, where the Russian Air Force is backing the government side.

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WNU Editor: I have zero expectations from these talks.

More News On The Leaders From Ukraine, Russian, Germany And France Meeting To Discuss The Ongoing War In Eastern Ukraine

Germany Hosts Meeting to Review Minsk Agreements on Ukraine -- VOA
Germany hosts Ukraine summit, also expected to discuss Syria -- AP
German, French, Ukrainian Leaders Hold Talks in Berlin Before Normandy Meeting -- Sputnik
Chancellor Angela Merkel to host Putin, Hollande, Poroshenko for talks in Berlin -- DW
Hopes low for Putin talks on Ukraine, Syria in Berlin -- AFP
Germany, Russia skeptical of breakthrough at four-way Ukraine talks -- Reuters

1 comment:

Aizino Smith said...

Fraulein Merkel has learned from Kerry,

She is busy looking important and thus relevant.