In the Bundestag saw the prerequisites to defuse the conflict in Eastern Ukraine

The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky “a lot more ready for serious steps to resolve the conflict” than its predecessor, according to the Chairman of the Bundestag Committee for economy and energy, Klaus Ernst.

В Бундестаге увидели предпосылки для разрядки конфликта на востоке Украины

BERLIN, 29 Nov. /TASS/. Prerequisites to discharge the conflict in the East of Ukraine was established, the implementation of the so-called formula Steinmeier could reduce sanctions pressure on Russia. This was stated in interview to the correspondent of TASS, the Chairman of the Bundestag Committee on the economy and energy, a Deputy from the Left party, Klaus Ernst.According to him, the President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky “a lot more ready for serious steps to resolve the conflict” than its predecessor. Ernst said that the exchange of prisoners and withdrawal of forces in the Donbass – “a good basis for further discharge.”

“If Ukraine will agree on a “formula Steinmeier” and if Lugansk and Donetsk will be free local elections according to OSCE standards, it would be a big step forward. This could result in the reduction of anti-Russian sanctions,” said Ernst.

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