London, Aug 30 ANI | 3 months ago

German Foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has warned that the crisis in eastern Ukraine needs to be controlled to prevent a direct military conflict between Russian and Ukraine.

Steinmeier said that the condition in Eastern Ukraine has reached a new height and that it needs to be controlled.

Russia had earlier denied all claims by NATO that they had sent forces to eastern part of Ukraine to support pro-Russian separatists.

According to the BBC, around 2,600 people have died in the conflict in eastern Ukraine.

Russian President Vladimir Putin has blamed Ukraine for the conflict between pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian forces.

The United States and the European Union have already imposed sanctions on Russia and blamed it for the ongoing conflict in Eastern Ukraine.

(Posted on 30-08-2014)

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