Permanent Commissioner Russia to the European Union Vladimir Chizhov met on the last working day of the week with the head of EU diplomacy Federica Mogherini, the two sides discussed bilateral Relations between Russia and the EU, informs the press service of the Russian representation to the EU.
"9 October 2015 passed soveshanie permanent envoy of the Russian Federation to the EU Vladimir Chizhov with high representative of the Union for foreign relations and security policy, Deputy head of the European Commission Federica Mogherini ", – notified on the Internet representative office of a permanent representative.
during the conversation the parties discussed the state and prospects of bilateral relations between Russia and the EU, as well as a number of topics of common interest, according to a report. Recall, on Wednesday, delivering a speech in Germany, the head of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker called for improving the EU's relations with Russia. Review the head of the European Commission, the establishment of relations with Russia " unattractive, but necessary ". While Juncker said that Russia, too, need to change. Citizens of Russia – "proud people" that plays " a role ", he said. The official criticized the position of US President, Barack Hussein Obama, who called the Russian Federation as a " regional power "." The Russian Federation should be perceived in an appropriate way ", - has said." They should not be written off, as they quickly have the opportunity to remind myself again ", - has added Juncker. Later the official representative of the European Commission Margaritis Schinas said that the message of the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker on Russia, made them yesterday at a Symposium in the German city of Passau are Not new, the position of the EC remains of the previous one. Relations between Russia and the West have deteriorated amid the situation in Ukraine. At the same time Moscow has stated many times that Not privy to the events in the South-East of Ukraine, Not a party to domestic conflict and is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis.