Skip to comments.Merkel: We want close ties with Russia
Posted on 05/16/2014 12:36:51 AM PDT by Olog-hai
Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that despite the Ukraine crisis, a close partnership with Russia should continue in the medium and long term.
She stressed that, for this to be possible, there must be a minimum of common values, translated into concrete policy, a newspaper quoted her as saying. [ ]
Asked about her reported comment to US President Barack Obama that Putin lives in another word, she offered no denial but said diplomatically that Putin has a different view of some problems than I, the (German) government and a majority of our partners.
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German N-TV Phone Poll Shows 89% Back Putins Ukraine Policy
Europe remains a question of war and peace and everything that belongs to it. Alongside peace, there is also freedom, prosperity and democracy, said Kohl, who was chancellor between 1982-1998 and acted as an early mentor to the current incumbent Angela Merkel.
Unfortunately, for Russia, Ukraine does not.
Keep your friends close...
Russia and Germany, a come together moment AGAIN. Their alliance did not work out too well (for Germany) in 1945.
Well, it looks like a lady Kraut got to know our fearless Leader and received a heaping helping of “You’re a post-colonial white devil.”
Obama: winning friends for the U.S. and influencing allies since 2008.