Germany's Minister for Foreign Affairs called the situation in Eastern Ukraine explosive

16.08.2015 10:26, Berlin

The situation in Eastern Ukraine is explosive, the talks regarding the reducing the tension and final withdrawal of military hardware must be started immediately, Germany’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Frank-Walter Steinmeier said in an interview to BILD am SONNTAG.

The situation in Eastern Ukraine is explosive. Which is why, talking to the Ukrainian and Russian Foreign Ministers this week, I have offered to hold a meeting between the military of the sides of the conflict and OSCE not in two weeks, but immediately, in order to discuss how to reduce the tension of the situation and conduct the withdrawal of military hardware.

A lot is at stake“, according to Steinmeier.

If both sides of the conflict will not be committed to a peaceful settlement, we will be at risk of getting ourselves into a new spiral of violence.


Source: RIA Novosti

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