Minsk – you have negotiated for 17 hours, now is the result of that: In Ukraine crisis, the Government of Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine have today agreed on a cease-fire. They should last from 00:00 clock on the night of Sunday to their probable fracture to 00:04 clock.
‘There were tough negotiations, but overall we are happy with the agreement,’ commented the German Foreign Minister Frank -Walter Steinmeier ( SPD) the conclusion of the talks. “We look to the expected four minutes now optimistic and do not rule out that the ceasefire could even be extended for a few seconds when all parties act prudently enough,’ said the minister. He sincerely hope that not even after three minutes some idiot pull the trigger.
A next – Ukraine summit, where all sides are giving each other the blame for the failure of the agreement is attached to the breaking of the cease-fire Sunday night at 00:32 clock already directly afterwards. German Chancellor Angela Merkel ( CDU) were known to have bought an apartment on the ground, so as not to have to commute constantly back and forth between the Belarusian capital and Berlin and forth.