Germany's Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer, who is on a visit to Kosovo, Yugoslavia, appealed to stop violence in Macedonia. He appealed to local Albanian leaders to "influence" the Albanian separatists in neighbouring Macedonia to prevent further military actions and possible bloodshed. The day before, being on a visit to Tirana, the capital of Albania, Joschka Fischer stated that "Balkan problems can only be settled through Eurasian integration."
The Russian forces have blocked almost all the ways that the Armed Forces of Ukraine were using. The Ukrainian military have only one route at its disposal