Contents tagged with Gerhard Schröder

  • Ukrainian Foreign Minister calls for the EU to impose sanctions against Gerhard Schroder

    The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Pavel Klimkin, considers it is necessary to impose sanctions against former German Chancellor, Gerhard Schröder, as he stated to Bild newspaper.

    "It is important to impose sanctions against those involved in promoting Putin’s projects abroad. Gerhard Schröder is the most important lobbyist for Putin in the world. This is why the European Union should evaluate their action in this situation," Deutsche Welle quoted the head of the Ukrainian Ministry of …

  • Former Chancellor of Germany Schroder: lifting sanctions may be a step towards rapprochement with Russia

    Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder said that rapprochement between Russia and Germany is impossible without Vladimir Putin.

    "Managing Russia is not an easy task. Rather, [Germany] must proceed from the fact that it will not be better after Putin. A step towards rapprochement could lead to the gradual lifting of reciprocal sanctions," Schröder told the Rheinische Post.

    In addition, he commented on his chairmanship of the Rosneft Board of Directors, which became public in September. …

  • German politicians demand that German Foreign Minister explain his dinner with Putin

    Alliance 90/The Greens is asking the head of the Foreign Ministry of the Federal Republic of Germany, Sigmar Gabriel, to explain the dinner with Russian President Vladimir Putin and former German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder, who is supposed to join the supervisory board of Rosneft.

    Gabriel was asked to respond before the September elections to the Bundestag, reports DW.

    "The Foreign Minister should dispel suspicions that Schröder is trying to use him to promote the interests of Putin and …

  • Russia nominates Ex-Chancellor of Germany to Rosneft Board of Directors

    The Russian Federation has nominated former German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder to join the Board of Directors of the Russian energy giant, Rosneft, reported DW.

    "The government of the Russian Federation nominated Gerhard Schröder as the new independent director of Rosneft. He currently heads the Shareholders Committee of Nord Stream AG," the statement said.

    According to the publication, Gerhard Schröder was named one among seven candidates for the position. Shareholder voting for candidates …