Russia And Germany dropped in economic And political relations on years ago, said the head of the Association of chambers of Commerce Germany Martin Wansleben.
"Will not, unfortunately, no exaggeration to say that We in our economic relations And in the political dialogue dropped on a year earlier. But I wanted to emphasize that We are ready to resume these relations. We have No illusions, But this is Important from a position of mutual interests, "said Wansleben on Russian-German conference" Market, modernization, middle class ".
"We consciously declare that We will continue the collaboration begun at the best of times. And We have No doubt that improvement will come, " said Commissioner of German business.
"We know that because of the punishment one or the other business is questioned. Of course, We know about the barriers that exist. It is important that the German government is also working to achieve progress in some issues, for example, to support the plants, the activity of which is Not affected by the sanctions, " said Wansleben.
Western countries since March has repeatedly imposed punishment on a number of Russian politicians, businessmen And organizations because of the position of Russia in Ukraine. The last case of the use of such practices began in December limits, when the head of the U.S. announced an economic blockade of the Crimea, and in the sanctions List included a number of famous figures from the Crimea And Eastern Ukraine.
The list of Russian Citizens And organizations, first fell under the sentence, the material of the Fins news