The head of the German foreign Ministry: Berlin is set to open a new Chapter in relations with Moscow

© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite in fotomancer of foreign Affairs of Germany, Sigmar GabrielThe head of the German foreign Ministry: Berlin is set to open a new Chapter in relations with Moscow© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite the image Bank

Berlin is set to open a new Chapter in relations with Moscow, said the Minister of foreign Affairs of Germany, Sigmar Gabriel at the Russian-German Conference of cities-partners.

«We want to open a new, positive Chapter in the history of our relations,» he said. He noted that the relations of the parties are determined not only at the state level, but also on the civil level.

«For example, there is the conflict in Syria and the Ukraine, we have a different view on this, however, we see the friendship between people, between society… we Have difficulties from the standpoint of political views, however, we must not abandon the cooperation between societies, because most of the difficulties on the political track, but it is more important to establish better relations on the civilian level,» — said the head of the German foreign Ministry.

In his words, Berlin and Moscow requires an understanding between the two peoples.

«Only dialogue can increase the level of trust between countries, we need more confidence on the level of municipal authorities, enterprises,» said Sigmar Gabriel.

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