Alexander Shishlo. In relations between the West and Russia is Required to provide the detente, the ex-head of EU diplomacy and former NATO Secretary General Javier Solana.
"This is a situation in which we are required to prevent escalation in any direction. Escalation means making inappropriate message. Escalation Is also to respond to This a tougher statement. It leads nowhere. You want de-escalation. This means open communication channels. Yesterday (Wednesday - ed.) we were in Vienna and organized a meeting at the OSCE, and felt the mood", he said in the interview.
in this regard, Solana said on the need of implementation of the Minsk agreements " before the end of the current year.
Relations between Russia and the West deteriorated in connection with the situation in Ukraine. In mid-March 2014, the United States, European Union, Australia, New Zealand and Canada have enacted measures to provide for the freezing of assets and visa restrictions on individuals and entities included in the special lists, as well as on business Relationships with these individuals and organizations also were closed contacts and cooperation with the Russian Federation and Russian organizations in different fields. In response, Russia restricted imports of food items from countries that have entered against her punishment: USA, EU, Canada, Australia and Norway.