Problems around the Crimea have to decide in the 1st place European countries, and not Washington, said the presidential candidate of the U.S. Republican Donald trump.
"This is a Problem of Europe to a much greater degree than ours. And Europe more complains, " trump said in the interview to a TV channel, answering a question about his attitude to the situation around the Crimea.
He said that European countries have much closer economic ties with Russia And so they have to be more involved in solving such issues.
"why Germany is not the head (this process is approx. Ed.)? Germany is very rich And strong country. Why did she not do so?" said trump.
However, He noted that in North America often acts as a " law enforcement officer of Europe ".
American billionaire Donald trump, according to recent polls, the leader among potential candidates from the Republican party for the position of President of the United States. Election of the head of the country will be held in November 2016.
Crimea became a Russian region after the March 2014 referendum in which a Large number of residents at that time still Ukrainian autonomy, do not recognise the legitimacy of the February coup in Ukraine, voted for joining the Russian Federation. In the capital of Russia notice that the referendum in Crimea complies with international law And the UN Charter. Ukraine And Western countries did not recognize the results of the plebiscite.