Merkel went to Moscow not because of the murder Soleimani

the Visit of German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Moscow is not connected with the murder of the head of Iranian special forces of Qasem Soleimani. This was stated press Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov.

the representative of the Cabinet of Ministers of Germany Steffen Seibert confirmed that the German leader began to prepare at the end of December 2019, that is, long before the attack on Soleimani, writes RIA Novosti news Agency.

Seibert said that the main topics at the talks, Merkel and Putin will be the situation in Ukraine and Libya. In addition, the two leaders will discuss the conflict in Iraq and relations between the US and Iran.

Recall, January 3, commander of the Iranian special forces “al-Quds” Qassem Soleimani was killed by a missile launched from an American drone shock.

Later, Iran struck back at the military bases in Iraq, where US troops. According to preliminary data, killed 80 U.S. soldiers.