Merkel's peace plan for Ukraine fails to deliver

Russia's Vladimir Putin and Ukraine's Petro Poroshenko meet in Belarus (photo: dpa)
Russia's Vladimir Putin and Ukraine's Petro Poroshenko meet in Belarus (photo: dpa)

Lasting peace in Ukraine still appears a distant prospect despite separate meetings held this week by its President, Petro Poroshenko, with Russia's Vladimir Putin and Germany's Angela Merkel. Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin has suggested that the German Chancellor might come up with a peace plan. But as well as stopping the killing, this would have to address Ukraine’s sovereignty, gas supplies, financial stability and economic future. And the bottom line is that Russia simply has to be part of any solution.

Merkel's peace plan for Ukraine fails to deliver

A ‘MERKEL Plan’ to resolve the crisis in and around Ukraine was called for as Presidents Vladimir Putin of Rus...

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