Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Vladimir Putin (archive photo)
The President of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier after talks with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, said that relations between the two countries, there are still unresolved issues. His words leads RIA Novosti.
“We agree that the current situation can not satisfy us, and should not satisfy us,” — said Steinmeier.
“From a normal relationship, we are still far, there are still open wounds, unresolved issues, primarily the annexation of Crimea and conflict in Eastern Ukraine, which are a burden and continue to be a burden to our relations,” — he stressed.
On 12 February, the delegates of the Federal Assembly of Germany Steinmeier was elected President of the country, a 12-m account. Earlier, Steinmeier was twice headed by the foreign Minister of Germany (from 2005 to 2009 and from 2013 through 2017). Additionally, in 2007-2008 he was Vice-Chancellor.