Held on the first day of the week in Berlin, a meeting of leaders of Germany, France and Ukraine provided that the parties, as was expected, failed to reach any agreement on its results, according to polled Last news professionals.
yesterday in Berlin were the conversations of the German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande and President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko. According to their results, Merkel said the leaders of the three countries gathered in the German capital, "to Express support for the Minsk-2, and Not to jeopardize this," and stressed that the Minsk agreement " remain the Foundation of a peaceful settlement in Ukraine." For its part, Poroshenko said no alternative to the Minsk agreements and the " channel format ".
According to the Deputy Director of the Institute of CIS Vladimir Jarigina, " unfortunately, the meeting was in line with expectations ". He said that it is difficult to assess Poroshenko announced position on the Minsk agreements, because it is unclear " where Poroshenko says what he thinks and is going to do, and where is says under pressure."
"Whether in Kiev (on the March, timed to the independence Day of Ukraine) under U.S. pressure, He made bellicose statements, whether in Berlin under pressure from the Europeans advocated peaceful. Some of the appeals are in conflict with another, uttered in the span of three to four hours. This clearly shows that, in truth, still To Poroshenko have been implementing the Minsk agreement, have continuous severe pressure, " - said the expert.
However, He added that doubts that European leaders had on the President of Ukraine sufficient pressure.
"focusing on performance, has the ability to be, Poroshenko was persuaded Not to speak on what He said at the parade in Kiev, but Not more than that," He explained.
according to his statement, " the European Union has lost much of possible, depending on themselves, denying them serious credit."" Not sure that Hollande and Merkel were serious levers of influence on the warlike desires Poroshenko ", - He added.
for his part, the Chairman of the Commission of Public chamber of the Russian Federation on social support of Residents and quality of life of Georgy Fedorov believes that " most of the meeting was ritual ", was Not practical. He said that the West from time to time over a number of months, always inform support Poroshenko, and now, in the early local elections in the autumn, again there was such a need.
"Of course, as they fully support Poroshenko, in this case they had gathered to Express support for him," said Fedorov.
for this reason, according to his statement, about any results To the Minsk process.
Deputy Director of the Center of Ukrainian studies and Belorussii MSU Bogdan Bezpalko holds this point of view and stressed that the meeting in Berlin was just declared position of the leaders of France and Germany.
"In order to articulate Some results, it is necessary to achieve them. Still Poroshenko no outcome to achieve, " He said.
"If adopted Some kind of roadmap, adopted Some decisions about what the" Minsk-2 " will be executed in stages in Accordance with this schedule and so on. It in truth would have had the opportunity to voice", He added.