Sergey Startsev. Moscow appreciates the position of Rome, which supports the development of cooperation with Russia in the battle against international terrorism, said in an interview Last news Russian Ambassador to Italy Sergei Razov.
"We appreciate the position of Rome in favor of the development of counter-terrorism cooperation with Russia. We, for its part, supported the inclusion of Italy in the Group to support Syria, the second meeting which will take place on 14 November in Vienna. It will, for example, to address the issues of the fight against ISIL and other terrorist organizations. Share the view of the Italian side, which, as a party driven U.S. coalition to fight ISIS, not on any individual action in the Syrian Arab Republic without reference to the Syrian government, " - said the diplomat.
along with this, answering a question, whether have possibility of common action in the battle of crime become the basis for improving relations between Russia and the EU, Razov said that " would not link the issue of sanctions in the relations between Russia and the EU cooperation on the antiterrorist track ".
The Russian Ambassador also said that Italy is not directly involved in international formats on the settlement of the Ukrainian fall" at the same time believe that it is important that Rome stands for strict implementation of the Minsk agreements against the supply Kyiv with lethal weapons and an early admission of Ukraine to NATO, for an adequate consideration of the rights and interests of the Residents living in the South-East of Ukraine, " said Razov.
The full text of the interview is available on the Internet representation of the ria. EN eleven. 00.