World: Germany: Holidays in Moscow by Gerhard Schröder make Toussser

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L’ancien chancelier allemand Gerhard Schröder, ici photographié en 2018, fait l’objet de vivres critiques en Allemagne et en Europe depuis le début de la guerre en Ukraine en raison de sa proximité avec le pouvoir russe. © Reuters The former German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder, here photographed in 2018, is the subject of critical food in Germany and Europe since the start of the war in Ukraine Because of its proximity to Russian power.

The former German Chancellor returned to Russia and met Vladimir Putin at the end of July. He confirms and refuses to apologize. His explanations and proposals for good offices for a peace in Ukraine raise a new wave of criticism.

After a first visit in March, just after the start of the Russian attack on Ukraine , former German Chancellor Social Democrat (SPD) Gerhard Schröder, whose proximity to the power of Moscow already made the 'Object of strong criticism, persists: without having warned his government led by Olaf Scholz (SPD), he stayed three days in Moscow at the end of July. He explains this week in an interview with Stern magazine.

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Revenue from his holidays in Moscow, the one who was at the head of the German executive from 1998 to 2005 confirms that he met Vladimir Putin and refuses to apologize. He takes up the position of the Kremlin saying that Moscow wants to negotiate a solution for the war in Ukraine. Maybe we could gradually build a ceasefire? He wonders, without forgetting to put pressure on its own country: obviously, Germany and its government have a particular responsibility (in the conflict, note), in partnership with France.

Remember Donbass, Crimea

for the former 78 -year -old leader, Ukraine should resolve to give up the Donbass where a solution on the model of the Swiss cantons would be found ", and a fortiori in Crimea, annexed by Russia in 2014, for which he believes that Ukrainian reconquest ideas do not hold water.

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A proposal for a negotiated solution deemed disgusting on Thursday August 4, by the Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky.

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In Germany, criticisms are raining: his commitment, privately, during his retirement as a lobbyist for a Russian state company was criticized by me and by others. It is even more unacceptable since the war in Ukraine, reaffirmed the deputy SPD, former vice-president of the Ralf Stegner party. We must not follow the fantasies of a man who places his personal financial interests above the interests of the country, "said Thorsten Frei, one of the leaders of the parliamentary group of Democrats Christians (CDU) in the Bundestag.

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