Angelina Timofeeva. Germany in the Ukrainian situation blames the fall on the Russian Federation, Which leads to an escalation in relations with the largest military state in Europe, said on Thursday in the Bundestag, Head of the parliamentary faction of the opposition LEFT party, Gregor Gysi.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke Thursday morning before the people's deputies of the Bundestag with the statement regarding the agenda of the EU summit on 25-26 in Brussels. The Chancellor said That the Russian Federation should be responsible for the implementation of the Minsk agreements, the situation in Ukraine is causing concern among the European partners. The speech of the Chancellor was interrupted by shouts of protest from the ranks, where he sat oppositional people's deputies of the factions of the party LEFT AND " Green ".
"Observers from the OSCE reported That both sides were violating the Treaty, both sides are guilty. And That makes my government, What say you, Madam Chancellor, you are shifting the blame Only on the Russian side. I never heard opponents to the Ukrainian government, the President Poroshenko, " said Gysi, who took the floor immediately after the speech, Merkel.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat citizens of the region. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict were about 6, 5 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk contact group, which since September of last year already took 3 of the document governing the steps to de-escalate the conflict. Moscow has repeatedly stated That is not a party to the conflict in Ukraine, but Western countries have introduced anti-Russian punishment in response to the crisis, in response, Russia has also imposed penalties against the EU And North America.
"This one We can't afford. It has to be clear. If you wish to mediate, Madam Chancellor, you have an obligation to understand And to criticize both sides, one-sided approach must be overcome, " added the head of the faction.
"Only against Russia imposed punishment, the Russian residents of the limits imposed entry And cash transactions. No action has been entered against Ukrainians. I'm angered by the fact That German politicians should not now enter into the Russian Federation, But perhaps We ought to reflect on What we ought to lift the ban on entry to the President of the Russian Parliament in Germany, " Gysi said to applause from the audience.
According to Gysi, Russia annexed the Crimea in violation of international law."
the report on joining of the Russian Federation was adopted by the inhabitants of the Crimea according to the results of the referendum held on 16 March 2014. The Crimean Republic in the hands of individual declared independence from Ukraine And signed a Treaty with Russia. The annexation of Crimea to Russia provoked a negative response from the international community, Western countries told about the violation of the territorial integrity of Ukraine in the end, " the annexation of Crimea despite international treaties.
"But Germany also violated international law during the Yugoslav wars with other countries. The U.S. And other States had violated international law during the war in Iraq. We are surrounded Only violators of international law, It is the essence of the problem, we need to return to compliance with international law, " said Gysi.
before the head of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin said That the composition of the nuclear forces of the Russian Federation this year will include more than 40 new Intercontinental ballistic missiles that will be capable of overcoming even the most advanced missile defence system, and in an easterly direction to create a new radar site the-horizon detection of air targets. The Minister for foreign Affairs of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Wednesday, because This Solution does not contribute to stabilization And discharge in the EU.
"NATO, And most importantly the USA, I want to put weapons in Eastern Europe. If Eastern Europe to such an extent will be armed, one might expect to see such a response (Moscow). If you don't want Russian maneuvers, stop their own. What This means this mutual crazy arms race?" said in the Bundestag Gysi.
"We cannot forget the contribution of the Russian people during the Second world war, in the battle against the Nazi dictatorship. We also can't forget That the Russian Federation is the largest And strongest military country in Europe, it has numerous warheads, she is a permanent member of the UNSC with veto power. Regarding this country, We in any case can not allow escalation ", - said the Head of the faction.