The military victory in the Donbas over Russia impossible, the Ambassador of Germany to Ukraine

Ambassador extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Germany to Ukraine Ernst Reichel said that the military victory in the Donbas over Russia impossible.

In addition, he believes that sanctions against Russia are ineffective. About Reichel said in an interview with RBC-Ukraine.

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The observation that there is a perception on the loss for Europe of pristanski cooperation with Russia, and also about the ineffectiveness of sanctions, Reichel said

“I’ve already said before – a military victory in the Donbas over Russia impossible. Now performing exercises together with our Eastern partners in NATO to develop a policy of intimidation of the Russian Federation. Also, I do not think that sanctions are not so effective. If this were so, then Russia would not be so radical for their removal. You can say that the economic interests of Western countries are suffering, but we are willing to pay this price because we insist that the Minsk agreements must be implemented”, — said the Ambassador.

We will remind, the European Union in March, plans to extend the freezing of assets and travel ban on key allies of Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is accused of destabilization in Ukraine, said Bloomberg.

The Vice Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said that Russia “do not care” on the possible extension of sanctions by the European Union.

In addition, the Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that Russia is “fair” has imposed counter-sanctions against the EU and is not going to remove them first.