European politicians have not has the opportunity to be of no interest to the G8 remained in the G7 format, because the world Commonwealth needs in Russia, said German foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier to the German newspaper.
"We need Russia to solve the frozen conflicts in our European region, and in the Syrian Arab Republic, Iraq, Libya, the situation around the Iranian nuclear weapons programme," said the head of the German foreign Ministry in a conversation entitled " Steinmeier focused on the return of the capital of Russia in the G8 ".
review of the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Germany, concerning Russia it is useless to rely only on the policy of pressure is necessary to start the dialogue to find ways out " from threat to all of Europe the situation in Ukraine ".
"We are far from thinking about the fact that the Minsk agreement already performed but no doubt they are in this part that the fighting can be kept under control, even if the ceasefire is still fragile," said Steinmeier.
The Minister has avoided answering the question about the fact, if the primary responsibility for violation of the Minsk agreements by Kiev, saying only that Germany and France " is a lot of careful daily work to achieve a sustainable ceasefire ".
reporters asked: the extent to which the Kiev leadership monitors today are equipped with weapons forces of the country? Steinmeier said that " the head Petro Poroshenko has made an obvious effort to establish such monitoring ".
The Minister also said that to enter against Russia fresh penalties useless since it will only exacerbate the situation.
explaining the interview Steinmeier, cites a phrase of the German development Minister Gerd Muller, who said: "I have a dream that Russia will participate in the upcoming summit [G8] ".
The next G7 summit will be held June 7-8 at the Bavarian castle ELMAU in Germany. The meeting will examine the problems of the economy, geopolitics, including the situation in Ukraine, the problems of global climate change, international policy, the fight against crime. The hostess of the next summit in 2016 will become Japan.