Obama and Merkel: Russia has to withdraw its irregular troops from eastern Ukraine
Russia has to make its irregular troops in the eastern Ukraine to lay down arms and to leave seized buildings. If it does not take place in coming future – the EU and the USA are ready to take further measures towards Russia.
It was said in a telephone talk of President of the USA Barack Obama and Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel, the office of the press secretary of the White House reports.
“President of the USA Barack Obama and Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel discussed the situation in the eastern Ukraine with a great concern”, - it is said in the report.
“The President of the USA expressed gratitude to the government of Ukraine, which made constructive offers on expansion of local self-government and ensuring protection of rights of all Ukrainians”,- the White House notes.