“We are very closely watching the development of this business, last but not least, we are concerned about the health of Ms. Savchenko. I hope that all parties will be able soon to negotiate a humane solution,” he said in an exclusive interview to “Interfax”.
DW previously reported that Steinmeier in Moscow will hold talks with Russian foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, and one of the said edition will be the fate of the Ukrainian military pilots Hope Savchenko. The Ministers will also discuss the prospects for peace in Syria and the conflict in Eastern Ukraine.
After the verdict, according to which Savchenko was sentenced to 22 years imprisonment, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko officially offered to exchange it for the “Russian servicemen”. In his statement, Poroshenko said that earlier the President of Russia Vladimir Putin during the meeting “channel four” claimed that “after the so-called judicial decision will return Nadiya Savchenko to Ukraine.”
The President’s press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said that Russia will act according to the law, “otherwise the decision may be taken only by the President”.