: :inin Kyiv (EET)

France’s Macron urges better long-term relations with Russia

MUNICH (AP) — Europe needs to strive for better relations with Russia in the long term, French President Emmanuel Macron said Saturday, adding that while he isn’t proposing lifting sanctions they have changed nothing about Russia’s behavoir.

Macron told the Munich Security Conference that a “credible” approach to dealing with Russia would be to take the line that “we are demanding, we are giving no ground in our principles on frozen conflicts, but will re-engage in a strategic dialogue — which will take time.”

Relations between European Union countries and Moscow have been strained since Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine in 2014 …read more

Source:: KXAN



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