She claimed that during the joint press conference withPresident Poroshenko, Censor.NET reports.
Merkel said that she is often asked about the Crimea status. Shenoted that the annexation of the Crimea is unjust. "But monthspassed and it was not given back. Often, when political issues arediscussing you need a lot of patience to have and efforts to make,"the German chancellor said. "It (the annexation of the Crimea)happened with the violation of the territorial integrity of Europe.If we accept this principle, then it might happen anywhere inEurope", Merkel warned.
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She also mentioned that Crimea precedent is a threat to theintegrity of any European state. "It must be considered as the nextstep to save Donetsk and Luhansk ", the Chancellor stressed.