Minister of Defence of Ukraine congratulated Ambassador
of the German Embassy to Ukraine Mr Ernst Wolfgang Reichel on his appointment and stressed the Ukrainian
leadership paid much attention to development of relations with
General Poltorak briefed
Mr Ambassador on the situation in Donbas and state
of weaponry withdrawal.
“Germany is a key partner of Ukraine,
particularly, in issues of crisis settlement in the east
of Ukraine,” General Poltorak said, “Ukraine
is interested in peaceful settlement of situation in the
east of Ukraine.”
Ambassador Reichel mentioned that
Germany knew who the aggressor was, and who an injured party was.
According to him, the results of the Ukrainian army in the east
of Ukraine are impressive. He also reaffirmed that Germany and France
tried to restore international law in Donbas through diplomatic
efforts. The Ambassador stressed the priorities for all parties were
to cease fire and bring peace.
The Minister of Defence of Ukraine emphasized the
importance of effective work of the OSCE SMM in the east
of Ukraine, particularly, at sites of weaponry withdrawal.
The parties agreed to develop cooperation and hold