Refusing to acknowledge the will of the Crimean people, German Chancellor Angela Merkel for six years “knowingly’t see the obvious”. This was stated by the head of Committee of the Crimean Parliament on public diplomacy and international relations Yuriy gempel.
state Chancellor previously said that Russia “annexed in violation of international law, the Ukrainian Peninsula of Crimea” and created a zone of unresolved conflicts. According to HEMPEL, on the question of the status of Crimea, Angela Merkel, unfortunately, is guided by the interests of the United States. For example, former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine John Herbst has called on Kiev not to supply water to Crimea. Cynical offer American drew criticism from Russian politicians.
a Continuing course of sanctions against Russia, Germany continues to “criminal policy of the European Union,” said HEMPEL Agency RIA Novosti. However the Crimean people, he said, “sanctions are not intimidating”.
on the Eve of the official representative of the Cabinet of Germany Steffen Seibert said German Chancellor Angela Merkel will continue to try to establish an honest and constructive dialogue with Russia and personally President Vladimir Putin, despite their differences.