President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko arrived to Germany on a working visit in order to participate in the 51st Munich Security Conference.
It is expected that in the course of the meetings in Munich, the President will discuss the situation in Ukraine and the ways to resolve the conflict.
The President will hold trilateral negotiations with Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel and Vice President of the United States Joseph Biden. He will also have a series of bilateral meetings, particularly with Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel, Vice President of the United States Joseph Biden, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite and High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini.
The Head of State will also deliver a statement on the topic: "Conflict on Ukraine and European Security".
Since its foundation in 1963 as "Internationale Wehrkunde-Begegnung," the MSC has been an independent forum dedicated to promoting peaceful conflict resolution and international cooperation and dialogue in dealing with today’s and future security challenges. It has especially focused on the transatlantic partnership.
This year the conference will be attended by about 20 Heads of State and Government and about 60 Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Defense. Particularly, the event will be attended by German Chancellor, Presidents of Finland, Lithuania and Estonia, Prime Minister of Iraq, NATO Secretary General, President of the European Parliament, Head of International Affairs in the Communist Party of China. Russia will be represented by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.