Maria Knyazeva. Discussion on the relations of the G7 countries with the Russian Federation and Ukraine begins at the conference " Big seven ", said Last news a source close to the EU leadership.
"The meeting starts now. This is a Discussion over dinner, and the dinner started a few minutes ago. I assume It will last at least two hours, " the source said, answering a question about obgovarivaya Russia and Ukraine at G7 on Sunday.
before on a press-conferences the head of the European Council Donald Tusk said the evening of 7 June, on the 1st day of the summit, the G7 leaders will discuss policy regarding Ukraine and Russia in the light of the recent wave of escalation of tensions in Eastern Ukraine.
He expressed the intent for today was confirmed by the unity of the "Big seven" policy of punishment.
in ELMAU castle on 7-8 June meet the leaders of the "group of seven" - Germany, USA, Canada, France, Italy, Japan and the UK. Russia, which was adopted in "seven" in 1998, excluded from participation in the event is from 2014.