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Sergei Mitrokhin: Success of the FDP represents a major break-through of the liberal movement

Deutsche Welle

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September 28, 2009

By Olga Demidova

 

The leader of the Russian opposition party YABLOKO Sergei Mitrokhin called the success of the German FDP party at the parliamentary election a major break-through of the liberal movement worldwide.

In his interview to the Deutsche Welle the leader of the Russian opposition party YABLOKO Sergei Mitrokhin congratulated a Уsister liberal partyФ Ц the German FDP party - with their success at the parliamentary election on September 27. УI think this represents a major break-through of the liberal movement not only in Germany, but also worldwide,Ф he said.

Mitrokhin expressed his hope that Russian democrats can use the success of the FDP at the parliamentary elections in Germany so that Уthe Russian-German and the Russian-EU relations could rise to a new level and transform into a new qualityФ.

The FDP considerably improved its result at the Bundestag election on September 27, obtaining, according to the preliminary results, 14.7 per cent of the votes.


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Press Release
September 28, 2009