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Germany takes responsibility for protection of Baltic States from Putin

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier states that Germany takes responsibility for ensuring safety of the Baltic States in the face of the military aggression of Russia.

It is reported by Joinfo.ua with reference to the foreign press.

Steinmeier said that he understands the fear of the Baltic States due the expanded Vladimir Putin's aggression against Ukraine.

According to the head of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the German military units are part of the rapid reaction forces and the German air force assists in patrolling the airspace.

"I think we are most involved in the process of ensuring security of these countries," said the head of the German Foreign Ministry.

Earlier, we reported that Steinmeier acknowledged it had been difficult to speak "language of diplomacy" with Lavrov during the meeting of the foreign ministers in the Normandy format.