The President of France Emmanuel macron said before the visit to France of Russian President Vladimir Putin, that with respect to Russia. Information on the meeting between the two leaders appeared only at the end of last week. One of the important topics of the dialogue should be the resolution of the armed conflict in Ukraine. On Sunday there was a major incident: shelling was subjected to the settlement Krasnogorovka, one of the shells hit a residential house, bringing down the ceiling on two floors.
Macron said that he invited Putin to come: “I have respect for Russia. I invited Vladimir Putin to arrive in France on a visit in the framework of diplomatic relations between our countries, numbering over 300 years.” (Quoted by TASS.) The reason for the visit was the opening of the Versailles exhibition in honor of the visit of Peter to France – it was the beginning of dipotnosheny.
Makron said: “I will be demanding a dialogue with President Vladimir Putin in which course will cover everything needed to address the problem”.
“Donald trump, the President of Turkey and the President of Russia – they all adhere to the policy of force, but it doesn’t scare me. I do not believe in diplomacy of public bickering, I believe in bilateral dialogues. But the dialogues I do not concede our position: it should be forced to respect themselves,” said the French President.
On the eve of the conclusion of the G7 summit in Italy, the French President expressed the desire to discuss with Russia the Ukrainian problem “without any concessions”. He also called as soon as possible to hold a debate on Ukraine in “Normandy” format”, i.e. with the participation of leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine.
The Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov said earlier that the topic of Ukraine will take
the important place at negotiations of presidents of Russia and France on Monday
Versailles. He recalled that Ukraine macron actively discussed during the visit to Berlin, and the conversation with Putin will allow him to learn “our assessment of the state of Affairs in
a severe domestic crisis.”
Representatives of foreign ministries of the four countries will resume meetings on Tuesday
State Secretary, Deputy foreign Minister of the Russian Federation
Grigory Karasin on Tuesday, may 30, will take part in the meeting in Berlin
Deputy Ministers of foreign Affairs of the countries “Norman
format”, said on Sunday “Interfax” with reference to information of the Ministry of foreign Affairs.
Meanwhile, on Sunday the parties to the conflict in the Donbass again
we could dissolve the force in the latest pilot areas – the Village Lugansk. In
the people’s militia LNR told “Interfax” that “the allotment is cancelled due to
Ukrainian side.” In the framework of the withdrawal was supposed to take a personal
composition from checkpoint 2 km deep into the territory of the Republic.
Makron about trump
Answering the question about the hard handshake that macron shared at the summit “the Big seven” in Italy leader of the United States Donald trump, the French President noted that “this was no accident, it was the moment of truth.” “Should demonstrate that we do not intend to go even on a symbolic, small concessions, but at the same time don’t want to get around this media hype,” said the French President.
Commenting on the talks with trump, the French leader noted that he “demonstrated a desire to understand and to listen carefully to the interlocutor”. “He’s far more open policies than people think, he loves direct contact and is able to amend its position. Given the characteristics of his actions and behavior, I think that I can create with them a relationship based on cordiality,” said macron.