Russian Media: German Foreign Minister calls for friendship with Russia despite annexation of Crimea
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel is convinced that, despite the European Union’s position on the annexation of the Crimea, Russia and Europe need to stabilize relations.
He said this at the 10th Russian-German Raw Material Conference that took place in St. Petersburg, Interfax reports.
“The annexation of the Crimea is a step that is contrary to international law. However, we are all responsible for peace and stability in Europe. Our relations should not develop in a spiral of distrust, in a spiral of increasing armament,” the news agency quoted Gabriel as saying.
According to Interfax, the German foreign minister also said that Russia …read more