Prime Ministers of the Russian Federation and Slovenia on the first day of the week at the meeting in Ljubljana called for the withdrawal of mutual sanctions policy and the continuation of the energy dialogue, as well as among them in the gas of the project " Turkish stream ".
The Russian head of government Dmitry Medvedev and the Prime Minister of Slovenia Miroslav tserar at the talks in Ljubljana exchanged views on issues of bilateral relations and the situation in other countries.
The Russian Prime Minister on the visit to Slovenia said he had discussed the issue of punishment. Again he noticed that the initiative in abolishing restrictions must be implemented by the countries of the EU, and introduced them first.
"Sanctions don't need to rejoice, punishment must be overcome. Given the fact that these punishments have been taken or initiated by the Russian side, and our partners in the EU, We assume that and the beginning of the abolition of such punishments must happen at the initiative of the European Union ", - said Medvedev.
The Prime Minister is confident that the situation will stabilize sooner or later." Again emphasize that the sanctions and no-one showed interest, " said Medvedev, expressing hope that the meeting on the issue will continue.
for sanctions policy, also spoke to the Prime Minister of Slovenia Miroslav tserar.
Sanctions Premiere uttered in the context of the situation in Ukraine, which was the reason for their introduction by the European Union on Russia.
According to Zurara, Slovenia stands for a political settlement of the situation in Ukraine and the use of political methods.
Medvedev said that Russia supports the territorial integrity of Ukraine taking into account the decisions that were taken in the Crimea.
"We also believe that this conflict has no military solution. About the fact that this conflict must be resolved by peaceful means, most importantly, through negotiations between all parties to the conflict. I mean both the official authorities and those authorities that exist currently in the South-East ", - said the Russian Prime Minister.
"If circumstances improve, We will be very happy, it will lead to the lifting of sanctions," said Tserar promises to explain their ideas to other members of the European Union.
Premiere and talked About cooperation in the field of energy. Medvedev said that Slovenia will have the opportunity to participate in the project " Turkish stream ", which has replaced the never realized " South stream ", which some time ago, Slovenia has taken a keen interest, was signed by the appropriate intergovernmental agreement.
in the early winter of 2014 due to the unconstructive position of the EU, Russia announced the failure of the implementation of the " South stream ", which had to pass through Bulgaria, Serbia, Hungary.
"But We are not standing still, We believe that Slovenia, which had always taken a constructive position on the issue under consideration may participate in other projects, including the Project ( "Turkish" ), at that time already, of course, when they reached a final consensus on its implementation ", - said Medvedev.
However, in Slovenia to participate in a new project until there is no hurry. Prime Tserar said that the Slovenian authorities until not ready to talk about what the country could become a transit country, " the Turkish stream ". He added that If the decision to participate is made, then Slovenia will do everything in their power." But since this thing is long as far, it is difficult to say anything concrete, " said Tserar.
The project "Turkish stream" involves the construction of a gas pipeline with a capacity of 63 billion cubic meters of gas per year from Russia to Turkey across the Black sea. It is planned that on the border of Turkey and Greece gas hub will be created, and EU countries are obliged on their own to implement gas transmission capacities for the further reception of this gas on its territory.