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Berlin does not recognize Crimea referendum results

17 March 2014 - 3:18pm

A spokesman for the German Cabinet, Stephan Siebert, said that the German government does not recognize the results of the Crimean referendum, RIA Novosti reports.
He reminded that it was a violation of the Ukrainian Constitution and of international law.

A spokesman for the German Cabinet, Stephan Siebert, said that the German government does not recognize the results of the Crimean referendum, RIA Novosti reports.

He reminded that it was a violation of the Ukrainian Constitution and of international law.

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