Regional crisis in Ukraine has led to the fact that relations between Russia and Germany also developed complications, and this situation is of concern, said Tuesday the coordinator in the government of the Federal Republic of Germany on the German-Russian intersocietal cooperation Gernot Erler.
"I think one question we adheres to the consensus that we are facing a difficult situation, which began with a regional conflict, which turned in the shortest period of deep crisis between the West and among them, between Germany and Russia, which can only be cause for concern," said Erler on Tuesday during a meeting with the head of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation on international Affairs Konstantin Kosachev.
The German politician said he is aware of the differences in the positions of countries on the issue of withdrawal from the fall, but sees these meetings as an opportunity for sincere and open conversation. Erler said that during his last official visit was not able to talk with the authorized State Duma of the Russian Federation, however, this time meeting with representatives of the lower house was held.
"Our parliaments are required the most, and despite the difficult times, to maintain close contact, I take it as a responsibility to contribute to finding a political solution out of the current fall," he said.
Speaking about the involvement of German politicians in the resolution process of falling between countries, the coordinator said that during the last decade in the Bundestag discussions took place in connection with the liquidation in the capital of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, also discussed the decline in relations between the two countries.
"All factions submitted to the Bundestag agreed that we must do Everything to apply All the chances for a political settlement of the conflict, which means sequential execution of all points of the Minsk agreements, and on this issue there is a consensus of German politicians and the public," said Erler.