The cooperation between Russia And Germany in international arena continues, though on rather narrow topics, said on Wednesday the head of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin at a meeting with Vice Chancellor of Germany Sigmar Gabriel.
"in the beginning of the conversation wish to state with regret That our trade, unfortunately, declining, continues to decline. There are a lot of reasons, they are subjective And objective. But at the same time the Plenipotentiaries of business operate on both sides are quite active, And run all their projects as long-term And large-scale projects ", - said the head of the country.
"As regards our interaction on the international arena, it proceeds rather intensively, however, on fairly narrow topics, But, anyway, the work goes on," added head.
in addition, Putin spoke about the most sensitive topics, such as the topic of the Ukraine And the Middle East.
"in this regard, of course, can not be said about the most sensitive topics is a Ukrainian perspective, the problems of the Middle East. And today, when the whole world, most European countries face the problem of immigrants, perhaps it is appropriate to recall the position of the German government, which protested actively against the war in Iraq. And, in truth, afterward how did this operation, were destabilized other countries in the region, there was a Danger, then that Danger is escalated into a real problem of immigrants ", - said Putin.
"Our position is well known, it is That to cross this problem should to assist in strengthening the statehood where it is still preserved, to help the restoration of the state structures where they are recovering, And help the political process, a political settlement of all the contentious issues in the Syrian Arab Republic ", - said Putin.