Victoria Ivanova. The head of the French Republic Francois Hollande had agreed with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin the question of removing the sanctions of the EU with Russia, that will continue to seek the implementation of the Minsk agreements, said the Minister of foreign Affairs of France Laurent Fabius.
"punishment will be removed, when Minsk agreement will be implemented. Currently our goal is the holding of the elections (in Ukraine - ed.) in March, " said Fabius on the radio station.
yesterday the head of the French Republic Francois Hollande visited Moscow, where he held dialogues with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. The main theme of a three-hour meeting was the counter-terrorism and the fight against the terrorist group " Islamic state ".
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. In response, Russia restricted imports of food items from countries that have imposed against her punishment.