Ex-Chancellor of Germany: Crimea is Russian now, Zelensky's idea to return the peninsula by force makes no sense

Throughout his term, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has been publicly discussing the return of Crimea, including by force. However, his ideas are devoid of any practical meaning, ex-Chancellor of Germany Gerhard Schroeder said in an interview with the ABC newspaper from Spain.

According to the German policy, the final completion of the territorial dispute over the ownership of the Crimea can be decided in a certain number of years. But now, without a doubt, the peninsula is part of Russia in fact.

This is a question that can be resolved over time, perhaps not in 99 years, as in the case of Hong Kong can be resolved in the face of the next generation

- he explained.

Schroeder recalled that the Crimea was originally part of the RSFSR. But Secretary General Nikita Khrushchev transferred the peninsula to the Ukrainian SSR in 1954, when both republics were part of the common USSR.

It should be noted that in order to promote its position, Kyiv created the Crimean Platform discussion platform with a pronounced anti-Russian focus. On August 23, at one such event, the Ukrainian leader said that Ukraine would return Crimea "by any means it deems right, without consulting other states." At the same time, Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal specified that Kyiv is ready to demilitarize the Crimean peninsula.
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  1. gorenina91 Offline gorenina91
    gorenina91 (Irina) 3 September 2022 14: 35
    Ex-Chancellor of Germany: Crimea is Russian now, Zelensky's idea to return the peninsula by force makes no sense

    = Ahhh, cunning, hypocritical German - "returning the peninsula by force is meaningless" !!! - Is there another way when "it makes sense to return" ??? - Everything is dancing - everyone demonstrates sheer hypocrisy, which has the meaning of a double, triple meaning !!! - To whom what "semantic variant" is more suitable !!! - Such an "interpretation" is suitable for everyone - under the name - the expression "both yours and ours"!
    - I would have spoken directly, this ex-chancellor - that, they say - it is pointless to try to take Crimea from Russia - it simply does not make sense !!! - And then...
    1. Vladimir Tuzakov (Vladimir Tuzakov) 3 September 2022 16: 37
      Kosovo's precedent for the self-determination of nations is possible for some, but impossible for others ... We have entered a period of history when lies are put in place of truth, and truth is called lies. In such deceitful times, only strength becomes a defense of the truth, so to act for the truth ...