Bild: from the head of the German foreign Ministry demanding an explanation about the meeting with Putin
MOSCOW, 18 Jul — RIA Novosti. In the Christian democratic Union of Germany (CDU) want to know what the foreign Minister of Germany, Sigmar Gabriel spoke with Vladimir Putin during their meeting on June 2 in Saint-Petersburg, the newspaper Bild.
“It’s unclear what specifically was discussed during the June feast. Were any of the European energy policy and the “Nord stream?”, — asks jürgen Hardt, meeting of the CDU in the Bundestag for foreign policy.
According to him, dinner with Putin at his residence is not a private matter of Gabriel.
“Understand it then Gabriel that his friend at the party and mentor of [Gerhard] Schroeder is planning to get himself a nice place in the Russian state?”, — asks Hardt and requires foreign Minister’s explanations.
We are talking about that former German Chancellor Schroeder is a candidate for a seat on the Board of Directors of “Rosneft”. According to Bild, Schroeder was present at the meeting of Putin and Gabriel in June.
The Russian President and foreign Minister of Germany met in the framework of St. Petersburg international economic forum. It was reported that the politicians discussed issues of bilateral Russian-German relations.