The situation is unsatisfactory. Merkel said about the impossibility of the lifting of sanctions against Russia

Grounds for cancellation of sanctions against Russia imposed by the EU for its aggression in Ukraine, yet.

This was stated by cancer of Germany Angela Merkel during a joint press conference with Prime Minister of Poland Beate Szydlo.

“As before, the situation is unsatisfactory, Minsk is not implemented and is therefore sanctions cannot be undone”, – quotes Agency DPA words Merkel.

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Szydlo, in turn, stressed that sanctions will remain as long as Russia will not start to do the appropriate steps.

We will remind, today, February 7, Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in a telephone mode discussed the worsening situation in the Donbass. the Russian President accused the Ukrainian military provocations, and Merkel, in turn, called on Putin to use his influence on militants in the East of Ukraine to stop the violence there.