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About the "separatist" and "pro-Russian" Assembly of NATO

There was a conflict at the NATO Parliamentary Assembly: pro-Ukrainian delegates and one associate Angela Merkel did not get along. No, people did not fight, this is a civilized Europe, however, opponents did not fundamentally agree on a number of points of the adopted resolution. People’s deputy from the Petro Poroshenko Bloc, Ukrainian Mustafa Nyei, told Facebook that the German deputy Karl Lamers put forward 7 amendments to the text of the resolution on Ukraine. Five of them, Mr. Nayem considered separatist, two more - pro-Russian.

As 13 October reported agency RBCThe NATO Parliamentary Assembly has approved a “Resolution on Solidarity with Ukraine.”

The document expresses support for "the authorities and citizens of Ukraine in the struggle for independence and territorial integrity" and in the "quest for European and Euro-Atlantic integration."

The text also notes that "diplomatic efforts to resolve the conflict with Russia should not jeopardize the territorial integrity of Ukraine."

Finally, the document calls on the governments and parliaments of the NATO states to "redouble their efforts" to help Ukraine "at this critical moment." The drafters of the resolution insist on "maintaining political, diplomatic and economic pressure on Russia."

We wind the tape back a little.

Before the adoption of the resolution at the assembly a serious dispute broke out, full of “separatist” and “pro-Russian” passions.

A note on the progress of this hot dispute can be read on the page in "Facebook" respected people's choices and servants of the Ukrainian people Mustafa Nayem.

The deputy was “in light shock” when he realized “how different are the public positions” of some Ukrainian “partners” from their “backstage games”. Mustafa Nayem noted in his note that the Assembly "is facing a conflict with the German delegates on the Ukrainian issue."

This very conflict happened because of the adoption of the resolution “Solidarity with Ukraine” (its author is the French delegate Joëlle Garriaud-Maylam).

According to Mr. Nayem, the draft resolution itself is “quite acceptable”: the NATO Assembly is invited to “recognize the fact of Russian aggression and Moscow’s support for separatists in the east of Ukraine”, and also “call on the governments of the alliance to support Ukraine in the struggle for independence and territorial integrity by the continuation of sanctions against Russia and the provision of Ukraine with diplomatic, political, financial, economic and material and technical assistance. ”

However, as many as fourteen amendments to the text followed. And half of them were introduced by the German deputy Karl Lamers.

“I am not a fan of loud and pretentious words,” Nayem writes, “but with all due respect to a colleague from the Bundestag, we would call at least five of them in Ukraine separatist, and two more - frankly pro-Russian anti-Ukrainian.” (Punctuation saved. - Auth.)

Further, the deputy cites three of the seven amendments. Mr. Nayem’s particular indignation was caused by Lamers ’desire to remove the resolution’s paragraph, where alliance countries are advised to keep putting pressure on Russia until Moscow fulfills its obligations under the Minsk Agreement and“ does not stop the occupation of Ukrainian territories, including the Crimea ”.

The German deputy proposed limiting the following paragraph: "... to put pressure on both parties until the implementation of the Minsk agreements."

"The annexation of the Crimea", with indignation ascertains the Ukrainian people's deputy, "as it were, remains in brackets or is crossed out altogether."

The next amendment from Lamers is to remove item 5. But after all, his removal would remove from the text the term “pro-Russian separatists”. Instead, the German deputy proposes to urge all parties to comply with the Minsk agreements. Further we quote the people's deputy:

“What kind of all parties in the context of elections in these territories are we talking about if official Kiev has no access and has already made an unprecedented number of concessions on this issue?”

“Kiev ... has gone” - this is, apparently, a mixture of the female and male births in accordance with the tolerant European mood.

Where Kiev could have “gone” according to the amendments, the corrected paragraph 8c of the resolution shows. In the original, the clause calls upon “Russia and the separatist forces to remove all restrictions on access for the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to all territories of eastern Ukraine, including along the Russian border.” In the editors Lamers words "Russia and the forces of separatists" are replaced by "all parties."

And here the people's deputy sighs with relief: after all

“Thanks to the efforts of Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze and Viktor Chumak, the Ukrainian delegation was able to remove this amendment from the resolution of the economic committee of the assembly)”.

However, the people's deputy experienced the greatest anxiety not from the amendments themselves. Indeed, he could not have imagined that such an advanced structure would adopt a “pro-Russian” and “separatist” document. The saddest thing for Kiev, which “went,” was the following.

Karl Lamers is “not just an ordinary member of the Bundestag, he is the deputy head of the Bundestag Defense Committee, the head of the German delegation of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly and, among other things, the associate of Angela Merkel in Germany’s Christian Democratic Union,” the people's deputy wrote on Facebook.

As a result, Mustafa Nayy concluded: the NATO Parliamentary Assembly "is facing a conflict between the pro-Ukrainian delegates and the colleague of Angela Merkel."

Fortunately for Ukraine, representatives of “at least seven countries participating in the session have already expressed their outrage at the German side’s amendments.” At the same time, representatives of the delegations of the United States, Great Britain, Spain, Lithuania, Poland, Turkey and Luxembourg, said the people's deputy, "before the beginning of the consideration of the resolution, verbally promised full support in repealing the amendments of Karl Lamers."

With the Anglo-Saxons and those who support them, we add on our own, everything is clear, and there is really nothing to comment on their decision. Turkey, for example, is saddened by the “arrivals” of Russian aircraft on the edge of its sky (this is, of course, a formal reason for criticism through the NATO structures of Russia helping Assad), and the rulers of Poland and Lithuania traditionally do not think “pro-Russian”. And even more so, no one would call people from Washington “separatists”.

After half an hour in the same "Facebook" Mustafa Nayem issued a new report.

“We did it,” he writes. - The resolution of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly “Solidarity with Ukraine” was adopted in full, taking into account all revisions and protests of the Ukrainian delegation. Not a single argument of colleagues from the Bundestag that the document should not mention the annexation of the Crimea or remove the words “Russian-backed separatist forces” from the text was not heard. The German delegation was crushed by speeches by representatives of the United States, France, Poland and, above all, Ukraine. ”

And a bit of irony from the "crushing" people's deputy:

“The only amendment of our German colleagues, which was adopted, was to change the spelling of the name and the name of the Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov from the Russian“ Oleg Sentsov ”to the Ukrainian“ Oleh Sentsov ”. For which we sincerely thanked them. Because transliteration is extremely important. ” (Spelling and punctuation preserved. - Auth.)

So, Ukraine won another paper victory, with which we congratulate her. And let us remind the people's deputy a proverb: it was smooth on paper, but they forgot about the ravines, and walk on them.

In connection with the controversy that arose within the walls of the NATO Assembly, one question is interesting: what is happening in Berlin, if seven points of amendments come from colleague Angela Merkel?

"Free press" asked Rossiya Ishchenko, an observer of the MIA “Russia Today”: “Can we say that the position of Lamers is the position of the German ruling party and personally Angela Merkel?” The observer gave the following answer:

“Yes, you can. Such a high-ranking member of the Merkel party cannot afford amateur activities without risking their political future. At the same time, in the event of claims by the United States, Merkel can always refer to the fact that this is a deputy, not a cabinet member, and the deputies, they say, are free to determine their own position - democracy, you know. ”

But what is the reason for the pressure of Merkel on Poroshenko in terms of strict adherence to the Minsk agreements?

Such pressure has many reasons, the expert believes. The main one is “the absolute divergence of interests between the EU and Washington against the background of Berlin’s emerging confidence that Russia is strong enough to support the German rebellion, and that Moscow will not back down.”

As for the Crimea, his transition to Russia is "recognized by the EU de facto," Ischenko said. And it remains to "just make it legally." It is difficult, but Germany “is moving in this direction”, which “does not leave Poroshenko any hopes not only for the Crimea, but also for Ukraine”.

So it turns out, add from myself that Kiev wins only on paper. And behind the paper, European (more precisely, German) "ravines" begin.

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  1. PlotnikoffDD
    PlotnikoffDD 14 October 2015 06: 31 New
    And they all want to offend Ukraine, everyone wants to throw them on the sly ...
    1. Alexander Romanov
      Alexander Romanov 14 October 2015 06: 55 New
      Quote: PlotnikoffDD
      everyone wants to quietly throw them ...

      Why, secretly, they throw in the open, it’s another thing that they present it as a help.
      1. marlin1203
        marlin1203 14 October 2015 09: 50 New
        How painful and embarrassing it must be ... it's hard to imagine.
      2. Firstvanguard
        Firstvanguard 14 October 2015 14: 18 New
        Quote: Alexander Romanov
        Why, secretly, they throw in the open, it’s another thing that they present it as a help.

        Wai Wai Wai! AGAIN again!
  2. Meh-forester
    Meh-forester 14 October 2015 06: 33 New
    The German deputy proposed limiting the following paragraph: "... to put pressure on both parties until the implementation of the Minsk agreements."
    And to which amendments was this attributed - "separatist" or "pro-Russian"?
    It looks like someone has a clear "brain maidan"
  3. Tatar 174
    Tatar 174 14 October 2015 07: 00 New
    Off-topic and I apologize to the moderators for this.
    “Things went well with Russia, which agreed to cancel the contract. And I think that we will have agreements on new ships, ”Hollande said.

    Yesterday he said so. But it is impossible to remain silent about this, does the Frenchman think that we will forget these Mistals so quickly?
    Further on. It was a NATO assembly, the fact that the Germans here proposed it is something and deserves attention. NATO is also beginning to think soberly.
    1. Erg
      Erg 14 October 2015 10: 42 New
      Hollande is handsome. A couple more movements in the same direction and the throne of the "king of laughter" under Klitschko may stagger.
  4. rotmistr60
    rotmistr60 14 October 2015 07: 19 New
    The German delegation was defeated by the speeches of the representatives of the USA, France, Poland and primarily Ukraine

    Poor Germans are probably crying - after all, Ukraine has "crushed" it. Yes, you can't re-educate these people. All around there is a great desire to show, first of all to their own (others know the true state of affairs), that Ukraine is still hoo.
  5. Darth Revan
    Darth Revan 14 October 2015 07: 45 New
    Mustafa Nayyem - what is a typical Ukrainian name laughing
    1. leo3972
      leo3972 14 October 2015 09: 32 New
      Normal, typical pronounced name (Mujahideen) laughing
      1. Amurets
        Amurets 14 October 2015 12: 50 New
        Ukraine must either urgently refuse the services of this People's Deputy or wait for a "gift" as ISIS associates
  6. dmi.pris
    dmi.pris 14 October 2015 07: 49 New
    The Germans already want from the ruins ...
  7. bmv04636
    bmv04636 14 October 2015 08: 23 New
    Everything goes to the section of Ukraine. And this is probably right, what do the bailiffs do with the borrower who cannot pay correctly? They make an inventory and sell.
  8. Old26
    Old26 14 October 2015 08: 49 New
    Quote: Darth Revan
    Mustafa Nayyem - what is a typical Ukrainian name

    That's for sure. Mustafa Nayyem was born on June 28, 1981 in Kabul. Ethnic Pashtun, native language - Dari. Mustafa's mother died when he was three years old. My father was the deputy minister of education. In 1989, Mustafa moved with him to Moscow, and in 1990 to Kiev ... In general, a native Ukrainian. Now it’s clear where "Kiev has gone"
    1. Taurus
      Taurus 14 October 2015 17: 56 New
      Quote: Old26
      Now it is clear where "Kiev went"
      As far as I remember there according to giving
      two brothers and their sister Kiev, they founded this whole thing.
  9. Monster_Fat
    Monster_Fat 14 October 2015 08: 50 New
    The author sees something that does not exist and did not exist in reality. It is necessary to look at the result, and not suck out the "fried facts" and come up with explanations and "interpretations" for various "behind-the-scenes" "words" and "phrases". But the truth is, in fact, one assembly adopted a typical anti-Russian resolution, which emphasized that the results of resolving the "Ukrainian crisis" depend on when Russia returns Crimea to Ukraine and pays reparations for the "annexation" to Ukraine, etc. And that's all.
  10. ratfly
    ratfly 14 October 2015 08: 56 New
    One good thing, now the EU is lending and sponsoring Ukraine. There is a tit with four nipples, and sometimes a baby with four mouths.
    1. Black
      Black 14 October 2015 15: 50 New
      Quote: ratfly

      Yes, the discussed "child" also has the intestine consists of one rectum !!! And the brain around its tip.
  11. atamankko
    atamankko 14 October 2015 09: 10 New
    Start to think in the EU?
  12. glavnykarapuz
    glavnykarapuz 14 October 2015 09: 35 New
    Well, this boor is this "true Ukrainian" Mustafa ... Some deputy of the "Great Krajina" is rude to not the last person in Germany. One feels that soon, by inertia and Merkel herself, they will "walk" - they are very frenziedly "working out" their 30 pieces of silver from the "overseas" owner.
  13. Sargaras
    Sargaras 14 October 2015 09: 54 New
    Quote: rotmistr60
    The German delegation was defeated by the speeches of the representatives of the USA, France, Poland and primarily Ukraine

    Poor Germans are probably crying - after all, Ukraine has "crushed" it. Yes, you can't re-educate these people. All around there is a great desire to show, first of all to their own (others know the true state of affairs), that Ukraine is still hoo.

    For the second time in history, the first time they were smashed by 4 Ukrainian fronts.
    1. rotmistr60
      rotmistr60 14 October 2015 10: 51 New
      the first time they were smashed by 4 Ukrainian fronts

      If you look from the Polish position, that 1-2 ... The Ukrainian front is only Ukrainians.
  14. Belousov
    Belousov 14 October 2015 10: 03 New
    Hmm ... Peremoga directly shaky, well, shy shaky shit ... Resolutions in NATO can be adopted at least by some, let them adopt a resolution condemning the aggression of Russia against the freedom-loving people of Mars and Jupiter, the reaction will be equally nonsensical.
  15. kotvov
    kotvov 14 October 2015 11: 44 New
    diplomatic, political, financial, economic and logistical assistance. ",,
    the main thing here is financial and mat.-tech. how the pens are pulled.
    ,, the assembly adopted a typical anti-Russian resolution ,,
    yes figs with them, they have already taken so much of them and what.
  16. Geser
    Geser 14 October 2015 13: 34 New
    Europe will eventually spit on Ukraine and renounce it. For it is simply impossible to endlessly give money under oath assurances that everything is going to work out in Ukraine, and in return to receive another gas theft and the refusal of their promises. Europe is starting to get bored.
  17. Denis DV
    Denis DV 14 October 2015 13: 45 New
    Oha, the Germans cannot forget the defeat in the Ukrainian-German war.))) Rzhu, especially funny - "pro-Ukrainian delegates", it's good that they are not proto-Ukrainian)))
  18. Prutkov
    Prutkov 14 October 2015 18: 16 New
    Another thing is surprising - why is the opposition in Syria not called "pro-American"? We must call a spade a spade.
  19. Alekseits
    Alekseits 14 October 2015 19: 54 New
    Quote: Rods
    Another thing is surprising - why is the opposition in Syria not called "pro-American"? We must call a spade a spade.

    Because, "down-z-z-z-z".
  20. kunstkammer
    kunstkammer 14 October 2015 20: 37 New
    but I did not like the article. Again all the jokes and jokes. Ukraine, together with the "civilized" NATO countries, constantly spoils Russia. In any matter, even the smallest things. And we are joking, but we giggle. "Our Western partners" - as our officials like to say.
    Tired of these our polites in response to their nasty things.
    Recently, on the central channel of Russian television, the presenter asked a dear Ukrainian "partner" - how does he feel about the statement by IGilov that he would cut off the head of a Russian pilot? Without batting an eye (ON RUSSIAN TELEVISION!), He said that it was normal - "TERRORIST - TERRORIST CUT OFF THE HEAD !!!".
    An interesting reaction of our host, after a minute he exclaimed: Our dear friends ...
    Who and to whom is friend?
  21. Redfox3k
    Redfox3k 14 October 2015 20: 37 New
    Well, it’s necessary to have such patience and restraint for the Germans, so as not to send a Ukrainian delegation to you yourself know that
  22. Vladimir 1964
    Vladimir 1964 15 October 2015 01: 43 New
    Quote: Redfox3k
    Well, it’s necessary to have such patience and restraint for the Germans, so as not to send a Ukrainian delegation to you yourself know that

    It seems, Dear Redfox3k, it was "reconnaissance in force" on the part of the German deputy. But in any case, the decision of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly should not be taken too seriously, its decisions are exclusively recommendatory, according to the NATO Charter. hi