Before the start of the summit, “Norman four” in Paris, Prime Minister of Thuringia Bodo Ramelow demanded significantly weaken Western punitive measures against Russia, according to Märkische Allgemeine. Moreover, the head of the Thuringian government even allowed for the complete abolition of “useless sanctions”, said the German edition.
ReutersНепосредственно before the summit “Norman four” in Paris, Prime Minister of Thuringia Bodo Ramelow demanded significantly weaken the sanctions of the West against Moscow, according to the Märkische Allgemeine.
Moreover, the Prime Minister of Thuringia “even made the complete abolition of” anti-Russian sanctions, according to German newspaper.
“The highest goal should be the improvement of the situation in which the civilian population (in the East of Ukraine. — Inotv). Relief or cancellation of useless sanctions can contribute to the process of peaceful settlement”, — has expressed confidence of Ramelow.
According to the Prime Minister of Thuringia, he would have welcomed any step towards peace and stability in the Donbass.
“The improvement of relations between Russia and Ukraine could be of great importance for Thuringia from the economic point of view,” added Bodo Ramelow.
In addition to the head of the government of Thuringia to cancel sanctions against the Russian Federation also regularly demands the Prime Minister of Saxony, Michael Kretschmer, reminiscent of German Märkische Allgemeine.
As for the upcoming summit in the Normandy format in Paris, Russia and Ukraine with the mediation of France and Germany will make a new attempt to resolve the conflict in the Donbass. The talks will be attended by the leaders of the “Normandy Quartet” Angela Merkel, Emmanuel macron, Vladimir Putin and Vladimir Zelensky, clarifies the issue.