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(Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin stated Russia would possible have to succeed in agreements relating to Ukraine sooner or later, however felt betrayed by the breakdown of the Minsk agreements.
Putin stated Germany and France – which brokered ceasefire agreements within the Belarusian capital Minsk between Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists in japanese Ukraine in 2014 and 2015 – had betrayed Russia and have been now pumping Ukraine with weapons.
In an interview revealed in Germany’s Zeit journal on Wednesday, former German chancellor Angela Merkel stated that the Minsk agreements had been an try and “give Ukraine time” to construct up its defences.
Talking on Friday at a information convention in Kyrgyzstan, Putin stated he was “upset” by Merkel’s feedback.