Contents tagged with G-20

  • Poroshenko and Merkel discuss possible pressure on Russia to fulfill Minsk agreements

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced that he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel had discussed a possible scenario of putting pressure on Russia to fulfill its part of the Minsk agreements, Interfax-Ukraine reported.

    “A significant portion of time was devoted to the coordination of actions to implement the Minsk agreements. It was established that Russia is not fulfilling the Minsk agreements, and we have to develop a scenario which would motivate Russia to sit at the negotiation …

  • In meeting with Putin, Merkel called for Ukraine to be given back control over its borders

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel held a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday, May 2. As planned earlier, the meeting in Sochi took place before the G20 summit on May 7-8.

    During the press conference at the conclusion of the meeting, the politicians spoke about matters pertaining to bilateral relations, the fight against terrorism, as well as the situation in Syria and in Eastern Ukraine.

    Angela Merkel said that there is no need to make a new agreement regarding a peaceful …

  • German Foreign Ministry calls on Russia to stop spreading false information

    The German government harshly refuted the statements by the Russian Foreign Ministry that German Chancellor Angela Merkel made statements in favor of the nomination of Bulgarian EU Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva for the post of UN Secretary General during the G20 summit in Hangzhou. “The spread of objectively false information on an official level is an unfriendly act,” a representative of the Foreign Ministry of Germany, Martin Schäfer, said on Monday, September 12 in Berlin.

    A spokesman …

  • Klimkin: Discussions at G20 summit show international support for Ukraine

    The Foreign Minister of Ukraine, Pavlo Klimkin, believes that the discussion of the Ukrainian issue at the G20 Summit is a testimony to the support of the international community as well as a guarantee that Ukraine will not face Russian aggression alone.

    "We have friends and partners who have proved that they are ready to support Ukraine, including solidarity, political pressure and sanctions against Russia. We spoke to them prior to the G20 Summit and have a clear, common, and firm position. …

  • Kremlin: Putin will meet with Merkel and other leaders at G-20

    According to the Russian President's assistant, Yuri Ushakov, Putin will meet the heads of States and European governments at the G20 summit in Antalya, Turkey. At the talks with the leaders of Germany, Great Britain and Italy, he is going to discuss bilateral and international issues including the situation in Syria and Ukraine. The metting of the Russian President with the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, is scheduled for November 13.

    According to Ushakov, it is expected that the heads of …