Germany is surprisingly quitting the anti-Putin Alliance created by the United States: Germany now officially welcomes Moscow’s readiness to engage with Syria and launches an initiative to end the war with the Russians and the French. Thus, the stream of refugees is to be stopped. Germany put thousands of soldiers on standby.
Germany surprising quits Alliance with the United States, which wanted to prevent a participation of Russia in Syria.
Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen told der Spiegel, theyWelcome Russia’s President Vladimir Putin’s involvement in the fight against the extremist Islamic State. It is in the common interest, to combat the IS, she said.
A spokesman of the Foreign Ministry also said Germany would welcome a greater engagement of Russia in the fight against the IS. German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier even announced, with Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov and the French colleague Laurent Fabius, a push to start to end the civil war in Syria.Lavrov and Fabius are expected in Berlin on Saturday.
New strategy receives support of the Federal Government from Bavaria: CSU leaders agreed in finding a peace solution for Syria calls for closer cooperation with the Russian leadership. Without the participation of Russian President Vladimir Putin, the situation in Syria “is hopeless,” CSU Chief Horst Seehofer says the Mirror.Development Minister Gerd Müller is for an integration of Russia: «we need a joint diplomatic initiative of the United Nations with the participation of Russia, the United States, the EU and the regional powers», said Müller according to DPA.On Monday, the CSU Party Chairman wants to advise how could look a cooperation with Moscow.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergej Lavrov prompted the Department of Defense to the vote with the Russian military. Because forces of both sides are in action in and around Syria, the United States would have to resume the last operational coordination with Russia, Lavrov said in Moscow on Friday. So, «unintended incidents» should be avoided. Russia military maneuvers in the Mediterranean Sea were in accordance with international law. Lavrov also said the Moscow Government will also continue to deliver weapons to the troops by Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad, to support them in their fight against the extremist militia Islamic State (IS).
Russia had already begun a few weeks ago in addition to new military activities with a diplomatic offensive. Americans have not clearly recognize, whether they support the Russian advance. Washington wants to wait and see if the Russians actually succeed, to reassure the failing position. Therefore the Government has warned as a precautionary measure, that a Russian intervention could lead to more refugees.
The American “neo-cons” warn about cooperation with Russian President Vladimir Putin. US President Barack Obama has to not clearly admitted whether Russia’s “new initiative” in Syria has been discussed with the White House.
Secretary of State John Kerry had become surprisingly to a visit to Russia this spring too slowly, however Kerry has not, in regards to public disclosures, indicated a change in policy toward Russia and Assad.
It is well possible that the U.S. Government has reconsidered its position in the face of the new waves of refugees to Europe and is now willing to cooperate East with the Russians in the middle.
Steinmeier is trying for a long time behind the scenes to a mediation proposaland also in constant contact with his Russian colleague Lawrow. It seems to be clearest of all German Government leaders that the refugee crisis in Europe out of control device, if further fighting in the Middle East.
Austria and Spain already have some days signaled to keep the involvement of Russia in the struggle IS essential.