Media: Talks between US envoy on Ukraine Volker and Putin’s aide Surkov may be held next week

A meeting between US State Department Special Representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker and the Russian Presidential Aide Vladislav Surkov is scheduled for the first half of next week, and will be held in Minsk. This was reported by Interfax, citing an outside source.

"The meeting is expected to be held in Minsk in the first half of next week," the source said.

The parties intend to discuss the implementation of the Minsk agreements. It is also possible that they will touch upon the topic of the scandal regarding the alleged supply of Ukrainian engines to  North Korea for ballistic missiles.

The US Embassy in Russia has not yet confirmed information about the date of the meeting.

  Kurt Volker, Surkov, US State Department, Ukraine, Russia