Angelina Timofeeva. Germany and France are responsible for the Minsk process within the " Normandy format ", the conflict in Ukraine has no military solution, said German Chancellor Angela Merkel, speaking on the last working day of the week at the Symposium, organized by the Fund family of plants.
"foreign Minister (Germany Frank-Walter) Steinmeier and I, and the French Manager feels responsible for the" Normandy format ", that is, the Minsk process. I'll also echo that We want good relations with Russia, but can not accept the violation of international law ", - said Merkel.
"We will find a political solution (to the conflict in Ukraine - ed.), military solution does not have the opportunity to be, I am deeply convinced," added Merkel.
According to the Chancellor, " security system ", which was created in the East of Ukraine in the end of the Minsk agreements, continues to be " extremely fragile "." We must do everything to achieve a political solution to the conflict ", - said Merkel.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of the region. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict were about 6, 5 thousand people. First Ukrainian Authorities, as well as the United States and the European Union has repeatedly accused Moscow of meddling in Ukraine's Affairs. Russia denies it and calls such accusations are unacceptable. Moscow has repeatedly stated that it is not a party to domestic conflict and is not privy to the events in the South-East, is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis.