The head of the French Republic Francois Hollande said that his next meeting with Russian leader Vladimir Putin can pass in Paris.
about this He said in Paris at a meeting with the French ambassadors, which is broadcast on the Internet office of the Elysee Palace, RIA " Novosti ".
He also said that " France wants a sincere dialogue with Russia, which is justified by our history, our shared interests. France wants to act independently and in a spirit of solidarity ", reports news Agency. As acknowledged Hollande, Ukrainian crisis has led to a substantial violation of this dialogue, which hurts all parties." in terms of political relations between Russia and the European Union have been frozen, and in economic terms - penalties hurt Both Russia and Europe that we see , for example, the agricultural industry, " He said. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin and the head of the French Republic Francois Hollande on August 6 agreed to halt the validity of the contract for construction and supply of 2 amphibious assault ships of the " Mistral ". The contract for production and delivery of 2 helicopter carrier, signed in 2011 by the French company DCNS and Rosoboronexport, was estimated at 1, 2 billion euros. Last year Paris at the time stopped the supply ships, for which he received the money, citing his disagreement with the policy of Russia in Ukraine. Opposing political force and the trade unions in France has criticized the President of the Fifth Republic for refusing to put Russia "Mistral" alleging pressure from the capital of the USA.