Merkel will arrive in Russia on Putin's invitation

the Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel will visit 11 January Russia on a working visit, the press service of the Kremlin. Merkel will arrive at the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Leaders plan to discuss current international issues. We will focus on the Ukraine conflict and its resolution in the framework of the agreements of the summit in Normandy format. Also, Putin and Merkel are due to discuss the situation in Syria, Libya and the escalation of tensions in the middle East.