The Kremlin has called the themes of the talks between Putin and Macron

© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova fotobounce in the Kremlin. Archival photoThe Kremlin has called the themes of the talks between Putin and Macron© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova the image Bank

Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov called the principal themes of upcoming talks between President Vladimir Putin and French leader Emmanuel Macron. It is primarily bilateral relations and issues of counter-terrorism.

Moscow in favour of closer coordination with France in trade-economic sphere, despite the restrictive measures on both sides, Peskov said.

«You know that a lot of minimized mechanisms of cooperation and interaction. However, there is a clear need for closer coordination, despite the existence of restrictive measures on both sides. Still, we are not interrupted trade and economic relations», — said Peskov told reporters, noting that the two presidents will also discuss «regional issues».

The journalists asked him, what place will be the theme of the fight against terrorism. On this, the press Secretary replied, «is very important, it is an integral part of all negotiations.»

Another question was convicted in Russia of Ukrainians whose relatives, as reported by Ukrainian media, wrote Him a letter asking to raise this issue at the meeting with Putin.

«In General, it is not a question of bilateral Russian-French relations, but if he will be raised on the French side, I have no doubt that the President will give a full explanation,» — said the press Secretary.

Putin and the Makron will hold talks in Versailles, where an exhibition dedicated to the first visit of Peter I in France. This will be the first meeting of the Russian leader with his French colleague, entered the office of the President may 14.