Angelina Timofeeva. The dialogue between Berlin and capital of Russia does not collapse, despite all the accusations, and in Russia you know, as Germany has done a lot to strengthen bilateral relations, said foreign Minister of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier, speaking in l?beck during the meeting with " young ambassadors of the G7 ".
Steinmeier and the Supreme Commissioner of EU on foreign relations and security issues Frederica Mogherini on Tuesday adopted a participation in the panel G7 Warm Up, which took place during the meeting of foreign Ministers of the "Big seven" in the German city of l?beck. They had a discussion with students - "young ambassadors" sevens ". The event was attended by 120 students from l?beck and surrounding cities.
"We can be a lot to blame, but not that We turn off the Dialogue with Russia. The Russian side knows about the fact that I am German-Russian relations that some time ago I have done a lot for their expansion and consolidation, " said Steinmeier.
He expressed special thanks to the attendees of the meeting because, according to his statement, " I have noticed that the stores are closed ", and "not very clear what We were doing before we met in the G7 format" unless the initiative of young men. The Minister explained the fact that the shops are not working, " the protracted Easter holidays ". First, the local media reported that shops in l?beck closed Tuesday due to the unprecedented security measures, as well as among them due to the risk of unauthorized protests.
"Now I know how long it is in Germany the Easter holidays, he began to answer the question of audience Mogherini. She urged not to downplay the importance of international threats, which began to form after the fall of the Berlin wall 25 years ago." We must strive to build consistently correlated with the development of foreign policy cooperation ", - said Mogherini.
Referring to the situation in Ukraine, the German Minister said that " there are boundaries that you cannot pass in the conflict, but Russia has crossed those borders." These challenges there is no alternative solution other than peaceful, diplomatic ", - said Steinmeier.
He said that yesterday's discussions in the format of foreign Ministers "channel four" were very violent - "if you were there, you'd understand that diplomatic language is anything but diplomacy," said Steinmeier. The German Minister called the conclusion of preliminary agreements on the Iranian nuclear program in Lausanne " the biggest achievement of the policy of disarmament for the last decade."