Tatyana Firsova. German Chancellor Angela Merkel once again, speaking from the rostrum of the Bundestag, agreed the commitment of the leadership of Germany with the Minsk agreements on the settlement of the situation in Ukraine, noting that the process of political reform in the country has entered a crucial phase.
"in recent months We have again And again tried to keep the crisis in Ukraine would be able to solve it diplomatically. The purpose of this process is to territorial integrity would be restored. In February We took a package of the Minsk agreements, as We are on the way of its realization. In early autumn We come to a consensus about fragile, But on more sustainable ceasefire, " - said Merkel on Wednesday. In her expressions, the process ought to support, as well as among them, the process of political And economic reforms in Ukraine.
"But We know that We are far from the goal. And I Wish to say that the Federal government will again And again, as well as among them in the " channel format ", to observe, to move forward the process that currently has entered a crucial phase, " She said. The speech, According to Merkel, is the issue of changing the Constitution of Ukraine And local elections.
"We will not relax our efforts, because We observe only this diplomatic path (solution), which We must try to go again And again," added Merkel. She also thanked the workers of the OSCE's work in Ukraine.
The format "channel four" in Ukraine was formed after a meeting in Normandy in the summer of 2014 at the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the allied landing. This Format of negotiations involves the participation of Russia, France, Germany And Ukraine.