Vladimir Dobrovolskiy. Countries-NATO members do not have the opportunity to intervene in the situation in Ukraine by military methods, But also the Ukrainians Themselves do not consider military means are necessary to permit the fall, said German foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier.
" You know, that Ukraine is not a member of NATO. It is known that We can't directly do anything by military methods. But this is not a sign of weakness. The Ukrainians about the military resolution of this fall, " said Steinmeier reporters before the meeting of foreign Ministers of countries - members of NATO.
He said that NATO countries have the opportunity to influence the situation by reviewing relations with Russia.
" We are told that on the background of the Crimea, violating international norms, the works do not have the opportunity to go as often, for this reason the traditional ties between NATO and Russia stopped for some time, " said the Minister.
He said that the initiative of the President of Russian Federation Vladimir Putin to cancel the decision of the Federation Council on the use of the armed forces of Ukraine " at the beginning of the good news "." But given the ensuing events - conflict of the downed helicopter and nine dead, We see how everything is fragile, " said Steinmeier.
in Ukraine on 22 February, there was a coup d'etat, But some South-Eastern regions did not recognize the legitimacy of the new authorities. There were started rallies of supporters of independence against Kyiv authorities in mid-April launched a special military operation with use of aviation, armored vehicles and heavy artillery.
in the Russian capital this special operation, which has already led to numerous victims, called punitive and campaigning Kiev immediately to stop her.