Merkel, Hollande urge Poroshenko to give Donbass self-rule
Posted by seumasach on July 13, 2015
13th July, 2015
Poroshenko now finds himself between a rock and Right Sector. The right-wing bruisers who helped bring him to power are in open revolt. And now his closest European allies have gone public with their dissatisfaction over Kiev’s so-called constitutional “reforms.” Via AFP:
German Chancellor Angel Merkel and French President Francois Hollande took the rare step Friday of pressing Ukraine’s Western-backed leader to ensure partial self-rule for the pro-Russian separatist east.