The Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart Francois Hollande have started a meeting in Yerevan, it is assumed that the leaders of several countries will discuss the topic of the conflict in Ukraine, "Mistral" and more.
Putin summed up that the relations of Russia and France are not in the best condition, turnover is reduced, that is only regrettable that the news Agency." We must take steps to restore our relations ", - noted Putin. The head of the Russian Federation also said that he wants to discuss with his French counterpart prospects of development of Russia and France and the relations Russia - EU." of course, the best way to get out of this situation (need) to move towards the implementation of the Minsk agreements, " he said, for his part, Hollande. Hollande made the initiative to discuss during the meeting " the continuation of this work." He added that relevant issues related to the situation in Iraq, Iran, Syria and Libya." For this reason it was necessary to meet here in Yerevan ", - concluded the head of France. First In the leadership of the Russian Federation stated that during the meeting in Yerevan on the last working day of the week the presidents of Russia and France Vladimir Putin and Francois Hollande will discuss the implementation of the Minsk agreements and may be the subject of " Mistral ", said the Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov. The Kremlin also expects Hollande will share with Putin at the core of talks with Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko, held in Paris on 22 ARPEL.