Putin will visit Paris on may 29 at the invitation of the Makron

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything in Photobacterium of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin. Archival photoPutin will visit Paris on may 29 at the invitation of the Makron© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything the image Bank

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin on may 29, will visit Paris at the invitation of the new French leader, Emmanuel Macron. This visit will provide an opportunity to exchange views on a wide range of issues, said Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov.

As noted Ushakov in an interview with reporters, in Versailles offers prepared by the State Hermitage the exhibition dedicated to the 300th anniversary of the first visit of the Russian monarch Peter the great to France.

«During a telephone conversation the new President of France and Putin on may 18 after the appropriate greetings and exchange of views on topical issues of international and bilateral agenda macron invited to jointly celebrate the 300th anniversary of the visit of Peter and to visit this exhibition at Versailles,» — said Ushakov.

He noted that in relation to the joint visit of the exhibition will be a meeting of two leaders held informal talks in a narrow composition, in order to better feel the nuances of the positions of Russia and France and to establish a working relationship.

Ushakov said that the President will first hold talks in the format of «two plus two» «what gives you the opportunity to talk and get to know each other.» After that, the talks will continue in wider composition, and then the leaders will give a press conference.

«Of course, a significant part of the presidents will devote to international Affairs… In international issues, Ukraine will occupy a large place from the perspective of the functioning of the «Normandy format» — Ushakov said.

He recalled that during the last telephone conversation between the leaders of the «Norman format» when the President of France was Francois Hollande, an agreement was reached that the new head of Republic will be connected to his work. In addition, this subject was actively discussed during the may 15 visit of the Macron in Berlin.

Also in the plans of the two leaders to discuss Syria and the joint fight against terrorism. Ushakov noted that France is one of the countries which most strictly refers to the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. According to him, on the Syrian issue to be held a Frank conversation, as on all questions of joint fight against international terrorism.

«The terrorist attack in Manchester has once again highlighted the urgent need for initiating joint efforts. And in this context we will have a conversation with Him at Versailles,» — said Russian presidential aide.

Ushakov said that there are no documents to sign-up visit is not planned. «This is the first meeting, and the presidents want to meet you, get to know each other and to agree on subsequent contacts, in which, undoubtedly, will be signed, and the agreements and documents. And this is an informal meeting with a fairly extensive agenda», he concluded.