Merkel and Putin to Meet in Russia and Discuss Crisis in Syria and Ukraine

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel is going to meet Vladimir Putin in Russia after two years.

    The meeting will reportedly take place at Putin’s residence in Sochi. The two leaders are expected to discuss bilateral relations over the war in Syria and Russia's annexation of Crimea in Ukraine; however, breakthroughs are not expected.

    Putin will also be meeting Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday.

    Some sources revealed that US President Donald Trump and Russian President Putin will exchange words over phone on Tuesday. It is expected that the two leaders will also discuss war in Syria.