Angelina Timofeeva. The ceasefire in Ukraine to a greater extent respected by all parties, Berlin did not agree that the Minsk agreement on Donbas failed, said on Wednesday in the Bundestag, Minister for foreign Affairs of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier.
"The Minsk agreement, we worked for days and months, is not the end of diplomacy, it's the beginning, the beginning of responsibility. I realize the picture in the media last week - if the ceasefire is violated many times, if again, unfortunately for us, there are dead and wounded, the majority state: Minsk-2 failed. I have the ability to understand it, but I'm not able to connect to it, " said Steinmeier, adding that this view is shared today and the Cabinet.
"On September 1, we have a ceasefire, which has broad support," said Steinmeier.