German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President of Poland Andrzej Duda expressed concern about the escalation of the conflict in the Donbass, and also discussed the US role in the Ukrainian question. It is reported by the Minister of the office of the Polish leader Krzysztof Mersky, reports Radio Poland.
Note that Merkel yesterday, February 7, arrived in Poland on an official visit and met with President Andrzej Duda.
According to Selskogo, during negotiations the leader of the two countries raised the issue to resolve the conflict in the Donbass and positions of the American administration on it.
Merkel and Duda are concerned about the deteriorating situation in the East of Ukraine, as well as SALIS the opinion that you cannot support the annexation of Crimea by Russia.
“We need to restore order (in the East of Ukraine – ed.) based on the observance of international law,” said Mersky.
According to him, the leader of the two countries have a common position on Ukraine, which is that “it is impossible to implement long-term authorization of aggression against a sovereign state.”
“We cannot accept the return to normal cooperation “business as usual” after what happened in Ukraine until the conflict is resolved, and the international order, which will be based on international law in Ukraine is restored,” said the Minister.
We will remind, yesterday held a telephone conversation with President of Russia Vladimir Putin and Angela Merkel, during which they agreed on new steps to resolve the situation in the Donbas. They also expressed concern about the escalation of the conflict, in which human victims were, and the destruction of settlements.
In turn, Berlin said that Merkel during the conversation urged Putin to influence the militants in the Donbass for a cease-fire.