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Germany again urges Ukraine to free Tymoshenko, or risk losing free-trade deal
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Thursday, October 10, 2013 12:57 PM EDT
Germany has once against urged Ukraine to release jailed former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko or risk losing a proposed free-trade agreement with the European Union.
Speaking after talks with Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych on Thursday, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle urged Kiev to solve the Tymoshenko problem because "we support Ukraine's path to Europe."
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Leonid Kozhara said authorities are looking for a solution.