Foreign Minister of Germany Heiko Maas
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MOSCOW, may 8. /TASS/. Anti-Russian rhetoric and the methods of pressure, the foreign Minister of Germany Heiko Maas will not be able to influence internal or external policy of Russia. This opinion was expressed by TASS informed source in Moscow.
The German Minister will visit the Russian capital on may 10 with a working visit. As it became known TASS, Moscow drew attention to the sharp tone of the assessments of the policy pursued by Russia, sounding from the existing German politicians, including members of the new Cabinet of Chancellor Angela Merkel. “Especially stands out in this field, the new Minister of foreign Affairs of the Maas”, – said the source. “Evident that since his arrival to the foreign office, the German official in Berlin has increasingly resorted to anti-Russian rhetoric, calling for the manifestation of cruelty in our country”, – stated one of the sources of TASS.
“Eastern policy” of frustration
In Russia such outcome “surprising and disappointing”, especially given the fact that the German social Democrats, representative of which is the Maas, since the era of the “Eastern policy” and, until recently, “traditionally, was shown to Russia is quite balanced and balanced approaches,” said the source.