Germany confirms merger does not recognize the Crimea to Russia

16/3, German government spokesman Steffen Seibert announced that it would not recognize the merger Russian Crimea.

Speaking to reporters in Berlin, Germany Mr. Seibert confirmed support Ukraine "within the borders are internationally recognized."

Besides, he also said that Germany is also concerned about the human rights situation had deteriorated in the Crimea.

Commenting on Mr. Seibert was launched just before the planned visit of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko to Germany to meet Chancellor Angela Merkel. /.

On the Russian side, according to the President V.Putin, Moscow was ready before the reaction to the decision of its acquisition Crimea. The country also plans to commemorate a place in the referendum and the signing of the merger agreement with concerts in Simferopol - the capital of Crimea and in Moscow.