Tatiana Firsova. German government Commissioner Steffen Seibert gave to understand that Chancellor Angela Merkel is not going to change their plans due to possible delays in the negotiations on the settlement of the situation in Ukraine in Minsk on Thursday to take part in the meeting of the European Council in Brussels, which will begin in the middle of the day.
"Tomorrow will be held in Brussels informal meeting of the European Council, in which the Chancellor is taking part," said Seibert correspondents in Berlin, answering the question of whether Merkel to beat your schedule, if the Meeting will be delayed.
Meeting of policydirector " channel format ", in which the first day of the week was held in Berlin, lasted about 7 hours.
As expected, on Wednesday in Minsk will host a Meeting of heads of countries "channel four" - Russia, Germany, France, Ukraine. The parties will discuss Ukrainian settlement.
According to the authorized German ministries, the summit in Minsk will start at 18. 30 local time.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against disgruntled occurred in February 2014 by the coup d'etat in the region. According to the summary data of the United Nations, victims of the conflict were more than 5, 3 thousands of civilians. Hand many times attempted to come to a consensus with the mediation of the Russian Federation and the OSCE.