Russia And the EU cannot abandon mutual contacts in Brussels now come to realize this And the last trilateral dialogue Russia-EU-Ukraine became useful to continue work on the existing problems in relations, the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation S. Lavrov In..
Speaking at the Federation Council on Wednesday, he explained the action taken by the EU in response to the entry of Crimea into the Russian Federation.
"All this does not mean that currently need to be closed in its own sort of world, to refuse contact with the outside world, as well as among them with the European Union. And this realization gradually comes to our partners in Brussels, first at our refusal to Express support for anti-state coup in Kiev And our support of those in Crimea And South East of Ukraine did not want to support this coup, responded unilateral sanctions, threatening statements, " Lavrov said.
According to Lavrov, " comes the realization that all It's bound to stay behind, to return to the point from which we tried to start the dialogue, to negotiate, and among them, in a trilateral format (Russia-Ukraine-the European Union, and more broadly, the European Union And the Eurasian economic Union ".
as an example, he said about the outcome of the next round of trilateral talks in Brussels, with the participation of the head of the Ministry of economic development of the Russian Federation Sergey Ulyukayev, the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin And the European Commissioner for trade Cecilia malmstr?m.
"They were discussing the very real issues that are completely justified arose in the Russian Federation in connection with the obligations of Ukraine arising from its agreement on Union with the EU, And considered the need to tell business