Media: German politicians arguing over the relations to Russia
Many politicians, however, involved in a dispute about how Germany should behave in relation to Russia is increasing, write German media.
explaining the recent message of the head of the Christian social Union (CSU) Horst Seehofer, coordinator of German-Russian cooperation Gernot Erler It in negligence.
Seehofer first from the head of the Social democratic party of Germany (SPD) Sigmar Gabriel to find out how His party will support the policies of Angela Merkel in relation to Russia. The relevant question he promised to bring up for discussion 25 November, when will take place the meeting of the leaders of the SPD and the Christian democratic Union.
According to Shymkent, the Prime Minister of Bavaria his comments provoked an " international embarrassment without real reasons."
Requirements of Seehofer criticized not only Erler. For example, Niels of Annan, another authorized SPD, called phrase of the Prime Minister of Bavaria " too edgy ". His fellow party member Rolf M?tzenich, for its part, has focused on relations with Russia, available from authorized party Seehofer CSU.
first, the German media reported about the fact that the positions of Chancellor Angela Merkel and Minister Steinmeier, member of the SPD, in relation to Russia in light of the Ukrainian conflict, some disagree. If Merkel has stated before that the West is not required to be " too good-natured " in relation to the actions of the Russian Federation, Steinmeier, by contrast, called for restraint.
Seehofer in an interview to Der Spiegel criticized phrases Steinmeier, accusing Him, for example, that he " has its own diplomacy at the same time with Merkel ".