Russian servicemen to take part in joint drills in Mongolian desertMilitary & Defense August 17, 8:22
Russia’s UN envoy notes good sign in conciliatory language used by US and North KoreaRussian Politics & Diplomacy August 17, 2:40
Proton-M carrier rocket with defense satellite launched from Baikonur space centerScience & Space August 17, 1:44
Russian diplomat suggests Barack Obama read Nelson Mandela’s words about GaddafiRussian Politics & Diplomacy August 17, 1:01
Russian, Indian students creating friendship satelliteScience & Space August 16, 21:46
Zenit St. Petersburg loses 0:1 against FC Utrecht in first leg of Europa League play-offSport August 16, 21:34
Saakashvili plans to return to Ukraine on September 10World August 16, 21:23
Russian diplomat concerned over US and North Korean aggressive statementsRussian Politics & Diplomacy August 16, 20:32
Diplomat says US-made chemical weapons found in Syria prove West’s support for terroristsRussian Politics & Diplomacy August 16, 20:14
BERLIN, August 19. /TASS/. Germany’s government considers it necessary to go ahead with the efforts as part of the Normandy format (Russia, Ukraine, Germany, France) to implement the Minsk peace deal on Ukraine despite all challenges, German Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Sawsan Chebli told reporters on Friday.
"The talks on implementing Minsk are held at the level of experts on a regular basis. We hold by our opinion: despite the current difficult situation and all failures there is the need to make efforts and stay in the Normandy format to fulfill Minsk," Chebli said.
The diplomat reminded that German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier had earlier said he was not satisfied by how the deal signed in February 2015 was implemented, namely in the security area in Donbass and preparations for the local elections.