The message of the President of the European Commission (EC) Jean-Claude Juncker about the fact that the West is obliged to work with Russia as an equal partner, says about the fact that Europe began to than of the downtown line, said on the last working day of the week of the heads of Department of the state Duma on CIS Affairs Leonid Slutsky.
on Thursday, Juncker said that the West is obliged to address with Russia properly, and carry on with her work as an equal partner.
"Norman Quartet" and the message Juncker, some processes in Strasbourg and so on say about the fact that Europe started small (lead) line than the hard line of the US capital. I would not wish in this case is not in any way talk about what Europe is, finally, somehow came to his senses and came to common sense. It seems to me that there are only pragmatic considerations, " said Slutsky in the process of the meeting of the working group under the Chairman of the state Duma on legal analysis of mandatory procedures and accepted in Ukraine, legal acts.
according to him, currently in the depths of many of the expert institutions of the European Union " brewing the macro ideas about the division of Ukraine and gradual integration in different parts of the European Union "." Understandable, because this will be done through economic zoning, through, most importantly, the separation of West-East. Areas of Western Ukraine, where traditionally dominated by light industry, agriculture, is extremely delicious huge area for the European Union ", - said the Deputy.
Slutsky said that the Russian deputies ought to become active in European inter-parliamentary exchanges." It seems that in the near future we must do to become active in European inter-parliamentary exchanges and in our contacts with the Verkhovna Rada in this small part where these contacts possible in order to maximally be faster and not lagging in any situation ", - said the head of the Department.
Relations between Russia and the West deteriorated in connection with the situation in Ukraine. At the end of July 2014, the EU and the US from point penalties against certain individuals and organizations have moved to the measures against entire sectors of the Russian economy.