The press service of the High Representative of the European Union's foreign policy Catherine Ashton informed that there was no scheduled meeting between her and the Foreign Minister of Belarus Sergei Martynov. "We can't confirm a meeting between Ashton and the Belarusian foreign minister. There's no such a meeting in the schedule. Baroness Ashton is now in London," the press-service.
Meanwhile, Foreign Ministry spokesman Andrei Savinykh said that Sergei Martynov was on a visit to Brussels on January 10. He refused to inform about the program and the terms of the visit. «The minister is working on the schedule of his meetings and consultations. We can confirm that some of these meetings will be held in Brussels. We will not distribute further information. We will inform you when we deem it necessary,» he said, BelaPAN.
According to Telegraf, Maia Kochiyanchich, press secretary of the EU High Representative for Foreign and Security Policy Catherine Ashton, said on January 7 that the head of the Belarusian Foreign Ministry could meet with Catherine Ashton during his visit.
Materials: «European Radio for Belarus.»