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Former German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s recognition that the Western countries had no plans from the outset to promote the implementation of the Minsk agreements indicates that the West has never considered Russia as a dialogue partner, the Chinese daily Global Times said in an editorial on Tuesday. "What the former German leader stated tears down the last remaining bit of the ‘friendly’ mask some Western countries put on with Russia," Global Times says.