The Minister of foreign Affairs of France Jean-Yves Le Drian, during a visit to Russia warned that the failure to Moscow Minsk agreement can lead to further deterioration of relations between Russia and the EU. The diplomat said this at a joint press conference with foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Lavrov, reports Radio Liberty.
Le Drian noted that France, like Germany, are willing to be the mediator of negotiations in the Normandy format.
“The longer we wait and do not act, the less the contact lines and the more distant the prospect of resolving this crisis. So deteriorate and the relations between the European Union and Russia”, – said the head of the French foreign Ministry.
While Lavrov said that Moscow is waiting for the implementation of the Minsk agreements in the first place from the Ukraine.
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