Putin met with Merkel and Macron (agenda at the online summit Sputnik V)

Putin met with Merkel and Macron (agenda at the online summit Sputnik V)


Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed current international and regional issues with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron.

According to the Kremlin statement, Putin, Merkel and Macron drew attention to the unification of efforts to combat the new type of corona virus (Covid-19) epidemic during the meeting held online.

The leaders also touched on the possibility of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine to be registered in the EU and the possible supply and joint production of this vaccine to European countries.

During the meeting, where the relations between Russia and the European Union (EU) were discussed, the Russian side expressed its readiness to reestablish a normal, non-political interaction with the EU in case of mutual interest.

In the meeting, where the latest situation regarding the conflicts in the east of Ukraine was discussed, it was emphasized that the Minsk Agreement, which constitutes the basis for the resolution of the conflicts, is without an alternative.

During the meeting where the Libya issue was discussed, the satisfaction of the parties to the ceasefire and the establishment of a temporary administration in the country was expressed.

The leaders, who also discussed the situation in Syria, emphasized that they support the protection, implementation of the Comprehensive Joint Action Plan regarding Iran’s nuclear program, and the greater coordination of the steps in this direction.

Regarding the situation in Belarus, Putin stated that intervention from outside in the internal affairs of a sovereign state is unacceptable.

In addition, issues related to the case related to the Russian opponent Aleksey Navalniy were discussed.

In the Kremlin’s statement, it was stated that the talks took place in a sincere atmosphere and it was decided to continue joint work on the issues on the agenda.


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