Frank-Walter Steinmeier wants Ukraine and Russia to sit down with one another and negotiate.
Frank-Walter Steinmeier is making the first visit to Russia by a German president since 2010. It may look like a diplomatic olive branch, but Moscow and Berlin can hardly expect a normalization of relations.
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has called on Germany and Russia to "rebuild a minimum of trust." He's the first German head of state to visit Russia in seven years.
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier says there is no time to lose in agreeing upon a peace deal in Syria. Both he and his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, also urged unity a day after the Brussels attacks.
Leaders from Germany, Russia, Ukraine and France are meeting in Berlin for talks on reviving the stalled peace process in eastern Ukraine. The leaders are also expected to address Russia's role in the Syria conflict.
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