– Actor til Schweiger was voted for the Free democratic party (FDP) due to its position in relation to Russia.
“I voted for the FDP. I especially like what they say about the policy of détente toward Russia,” said Schweiger in an interview with the newspaper Bild.
Earlier, the leader of the FDP, Christian Lindner, said that Europe should temporarily abandon attempts to achieve a solution to the question of the status of Crimea and to try to improve relations with Moscow.
“We have to find a way out of the impasse”, he said in an interview with the media group Funke, adding that the issue of Crimea should be treated as a “long-term interim situation, at least at the present time”.
Sunday in Germany have passed elections in the country’s Parliament – the Bundestag. According to the exit poll, commissioned by the “A-er-Te”, the CDU/CSU receives in the elections to the German Parliament is 32.9%, Social democratic party of Germany (SPD) was 20.6%, right populist “Alternative for Germany” (ADH) – 13%, the Free democratic party (FDP) – 10,6%, the “Left” – 9,1%, “Green” – 8.9% of the votes, the other is 4.9%.