German Chancellor Angela Merkel believes in the possibility of a cease-fire in Ukraine.
"There is a possibility of a cease-fire and the creation of conditions Under which civilians are not killed would be every day," she said on the first day of the week on a mutual press conference with the President of the United States of America Barack Obama in the White house.
Merkel stressed his absolute confidence that we will be able to do it together." However, she acknowledged that " while only achieved initial progress ". The Chancellor stressed that " the United States and Europe should sit down together and explore further opportunities."
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the head of the French Republic Francois Hollande February 6, visited Moscow with a recommendation that the President of Russia centuries Putin settlement fall in Ukraine, details of which are as long as kept secret. On Wednesday, eleven February in Minsk scheduled meeting of the leaders of the "channel format" on the Ukrainian question, With the participation of the presidents of Russia, Ukraine and France, as well as Chancellor of Germany.