Lithuanian foreign minister: Germany's wish not to harm Russia is understandable

Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevičius says he understands why German Chancellor Angela Merkel wishes to find a solution to the Ukrainian crisis that would not harm Russia. He adds, however, that it is just as important not to harm Ukraine either.
Linas Linkevičius
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