Sergey Startsev. Italy finds it necessary to close the doors for the Russian Federation, said foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni in the conversation, which on Sunday published the print edition of the Turin.
The head of the Italian Ministry of foreign Affairs acknowledged that the sanctions policy of the EU on Russia have caused serious harm to his country." Italy topped the patrols in the skies of the Baltic And accurately applied the punishment relative to Russia, paying a very serious price. Our specificity is that we do Not deem it necessary to close the doors for the Russian Federation, " revealed the Minister.
Gentiloni tried to convince Not to have illusions concerning the possibility of a return to the situation that existed in relations between the West And Russia before the beginning of the Ukrainian fall, but drew attention to the importance to keep open the channels of communication with Moscow."
"Does not go unnoticed by the role that Russia plays in resolving international crises, starting with the agreement on the Iranian nuclear program until the dramatic fall in the Syrian Arab Republic. And it can also be helpful in Libya ", - noted Gentiloni.
in this regard, the foreign Minister expressed hope that the visit to Italy of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, who was officially invited to visit the Italian side of the world universal Exhibition " EXPO-2015 ", which opened on the last working day of the week in Milan. He clarified that the date of the visit as long as Not yet agreed, but I am sure that in the process of the visit will be a new meeting between Putin And Prime Minister of Italy Matteo Renzi.
The Minister said that he does Not feel concern about the rapid development of relations between Moscow And Beijing. He called the incredible opportunity of creating " anti-Western strategic cooperation between China And Russia ".
Gentiloni, which is next Tuesday will visit Kiev, I noticed that "the situation in Ukraine remains very fragile" And said in this regard, the importance of implementing the Minsk agreements. He noticed that Rome is supporting Ukraine, but insists on the need for " painful economic And constitutional reforms, including the autonomy of Donbass ".