The foreign policy spokesman of the SPD group in the Bundestag, Nils Schmid, has criticized Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) because of their meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.
“It is a political error and strange that Mrs. Merkel, Poroshenko has taken one and a half weeks before the election (in Ukraine),” said Schmid, the “mirror”. “The impression of one-sided partisanship.” Merkel would have been better – like the President of France, Emmanuel Macron – the interview with the Challenger Volodymyr Selenskyj are looking for.
In the East of the Ukraine government have been fighting since five years, troops and Russia-backed separatists. Merkel had welcomed Poroshenko on Friday and this is justified by the need to with him urgent topics to discuss. You run this campaign, to help him, let her not apply.
The runoff vote between Poroshenko and Selenskyj will take place on 21. April (Easter Sunday).