The President of France Emmanuel macron held telephone talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. As reported on Thursday, July 18, the press service of the Kremlin, discussed the situation in Syria, Ukraine and the nuclear deal with Iran. In addition, the President Makron has accepted the invitation of Vladimir Putin to come to Moscow for the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany.
The presidents of Russia and France agreed to “consolidation of efforts” aimed at preserving the “nuclear deal” with Iran and “the maintenance of nuclear non-proliferation regime”. Him and Putin also discussed ways of political settlement of the conflict in Syria, as well as “prospects for resolving the internal Ukrainian conflict,” including in the “Normandy format”, says the communique of the Kremlin.
As stated in the statement of the press service of the Elysee Palace, President of macron stated about shared responsibility in Europe, Russia and China to maintain the “nuclear deal” in 2015. The French President also expressed his satisfaction with the first constructive contacts between the leaders of Russia and Ukraine. Finally, Emmanuel macron underscored the need to continue to implement the mechanism of the Franco-Russian coordination to resolve the crisis.
In addition, President Vladimir Putin invited his French counterpart to attend the celebrations on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the great Patriotic war. “Emmanuel macron accepted with gratitude the invitation of Vladimir Putin to take part in the celebrations in Moscow on 9 may, 2020 on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of Victory in the great Patriotic war”, — noted in the Kremlin.