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Saturday, February 17, 2018

The Kremlin said the election results in Germany

In the Kremlin have closely followed the elections in Germany. This was reported by press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov. According to him, Vladimir Putin will assess these elections after the results. However, he added that a recurrence of the situation in Russia getting into Parliament far-right parties such as “Alternative for Germany” can not be.

“We closely monitor the information that comes from Germany. The results are analyzed, and, of course, the President, as will be formalized all the information, will assess,” he told reporters on Monday, the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov.

He noted that in General, the unit of the current German Chancellor Angela Merkel won the elections and the Kremlin will be watching closely, as will be the formation of a new government after the elections.

Peskov stressed that Germany has always been a very important partner of Russia, so all what is happening there poses special interest.

Journalists asked about the Kremlin’s reaction to the fact that for the first time in the German Bundestag and the third place made it a far-right party “Alternative for Germany”.

“Our President always says that Moscow always respect the voice of the voters of a particular country and do not consider the possible results of that vote, to comment,” – said Dmitry Peskov, reports RIA “Novosti”.

He compared the situation in the Bundestag with the Russian political party layout, noting that we have such right-wing parties do not enjoy much support.

“In Russia, the political layout of the parties fairly well known, it is quite stable. We have a party that takes absolutely leading position is the “United Russia”. We have parties that represent the opposition, you know very well of these parties. Is the so-called extra — parliamentary opposition-the same number of parties is huge. But the resource impact on the electorate of the party of which you spoke, in our country, minimum,” – explained to journalists.

Earlier it was reported that the Alliance of Angela Merkel’s CDU/CSU won the elections in Germany, having received 33% of votes. But the result was the worst since 1949. Also significantly worsened their positions, the Social democratic party of Germany (SPD) led by Martin Schulz, who received 20.5 per cent. But the “Alternative for Germany” immediately came in third place with 12.6 percent.


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