The EU summit, which is scheduled for March 25-26, will be held in videoconference mode due to the increase in coronavirus diseases in some European countries, the official representative of the head of the European Council, Barend Leyts, said on Sunday.

“The head of the European Council decided to hold the March EU summit in videoconference mode due to the increase in the number of COVID-19 diseases in several European states. The head of the European Council will continue to consult with all the leaders,” Leyts wrote on Twitter.

It is expected that one of the main topics at the upcoming European summit will be a strategic discussion on the future of EU-Russia relations.