The forthcoming Meeting of Russian leader Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Barack Hussein Obama could have a positive impact on relations between Russia and the West and is a victory of Russian diplomacy, told reporters on the first day of the week ex-Minister of foreign Affairs of Latvia Janis Jurkans.
"I Think that if the coordination fail, gradually, Russia will be lifted punishment, it is a very good impact on our economy. I think that the Meeting will lead to the normalization of the situation not only in our region but also in other, for example, in Ukraine ", - considers ex-the Minister of foreign Affairs of Latvia.
Jurkans also said that the Meeting between Putin and Obama a diplomatic victory for Russia.
"This meeting of the Russian employees of the foreign Ministry and the head have long sought. I Think that the meeting in the foremost, will discuss the fight against "Islamic state" and the problem of immigrants, and not the situation in Ukraine - the world currently. At the present time, it is important that the UN security Council have coordinated their actions in the region ", - added Jurkans.
The meeting of presidents of Russia and the USA is scheduled for Monday. It will be the first in two years.