A third of Germans fear that tensions between the West and Russia over the situation in Ukraine and Syria could lead to military confrontation. Such data, as reported by Reuters, the result of a survey conducted by research Institute Forsa.
According to the results 32% of respondents admit that between Russia and the West in the face of the European Union and their allies in the U.S. war might break out. While 64% of respondents, such concerns do not share, the Agency added.
The survey also showed that concerns about a possible war expressed mainly supporters of the far-right party “Alternative for Germany”. These were 63% of all who are afraid of war with Russia.
The data from the survey also shows that about 41% of respondents said relations between Russia and the West is bad, 51% described them as unimportant and only 6% called them good.
Last week in Berlin took place negotiations of leaders of Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine to discuss first the situation in the Donbass, and then without the Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, Vladimir Putin, Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande discussed the situation in Syria.
In the first part of the meeting, where they discussed Ukraine, agreed to work on the road map for the implementation of the Minsk agreements. In the second part they talked about the situation in Aleppo. Hollande described the situation there as “war crimes”, Merkel said the negotiations were tough. Putin has told that has brought to partners the vision of Moscow that is currently happening in Syria and what should be done to combat terrorism and final settlement of the Syrian conflict.