German Chancellor Angela Merkel and foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier arrived in Minsk, notified on the Internet office of the German Ministry of foreign Affairs.
Merkel and Steinmeier will participate in the negotiations on Ukraine together with the leaders of France, Russia and Ukraine, informs the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Germany.
in Minsk on Wednesday 18. 30 local time is required to open the summit with the participation of leaders "channel format" - the presidents of Russia, Ukraine and France as well as German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The parties will attempt to reach consensus on the issue of ceasefire and a peaceful resolution to the conflict situation in the Donbass.