EU set to approve expansion of anti-Russia sanctions due to Siemens by August — sourceWorld July 28, 11:20
FSB detains Central Asians on suspicion of plotting terrorist attacks in St PetersburgWorld July 28, 11:16
At least 48 people injured in Barcelona train accidentWorld July 28, 10:17
Expert warns new sanctions against Russia may drive wedge between US and EUWorld July 28, 8:25
US Senate passes bill toughening anti-Russia sanctionsWorld July 28, 3:10
Launch of Sentinel-5p satellites scheduled for fallScience & Space July 28, 1:01
Russia, China round up joint naval exercise in Baltic SeaMilitary & Defense July 27, 21:27
Chechen leader says he is ready to quit his job to protect al-Aqsa Mosque in JerusalemSociety & Culture July 27, 21:07
Russian tennis star Sharapova granted wildcard for WTA tournament in CincinnatiSport July 27, 20:11
BRUSSELS, December 04. /ITAR-TASS/. German deputy of the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Helga Schmidt will leave for Kiev on Wednesday to take part in the OSCE meeting slated for December 5-6 and talks with the Ukrainian authorities and the opposition, spokeswoman to the EU foreign policy chief Maya Kosyanchich said.
Kosyanchich said Catherine Ashton didn't boycott the OSCE ministerial meeting. The EU foreign policy chief was not planning to go to Kiev because she had to chair a meeting between the Serbian and Kosovar leadership, the spokeswoman said.
She said the European Commission did not expect the Ukrainian delegation to arrive in Brussels. The date of the visit should be coordinated by diplomatic channels, she said.
Earlier, the European Commission sources told Itar-Tass that no meetings were planning to be held. The European Commission has no information on the possible date of the visit to Brussels by the Ukrainian delegation.