The expert commented on the arrival of Macron at SPIEF

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything in Photobacterium of France Emmanuel macron, jointly with the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin press conference following the meeting in Strelna. 24 may 2018The expert commented on the arrival of Macron at SPIEF© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything the image Bank

The arrival of French President Emmanuel Macron at the SPIEF tells about the desire of Europe to establish more cordial relations with Russia, told RIA Novosti leading researcher of the Department of social and political studies IE RAS Sergei Fedorov, commenting on the meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin with his French counterpart.

Negotiations of Vladimir Putin with Macron took place on Thursday at the Constantine Palace near St. Petersburg a year later after the French leader took Putin at Versailles, near Paris.

«The fact of arrival of the Macron in Russia, the first since his election to the presidency, despite the fact that this is a working visit, it is an indication that Europe in the face of France sought to establish a more warm relationship with Russia, despite the conflicts and contradictions that exist. That dialogue between the two leaders and they discuss serious problems openly and in a trusting manner, it’s good,» said Fedorov.

The expert also noted the importance of the economic component of the talks. Along with a Macron in Saint Petersburg came solid French delegation, which has already signed contracts for a billion euros, said Fedorov.

According to the analyst, the two leaders will struggle to overcome their differences on the Syrian crisis, and Ukraine, but the call made earlier Makron in his Twitter account the joint acceptance of Russia decisions on a number of issues, says the mood on moving forward.

«To expect from this meeting any breakthroughs, access to a completely new level of trust is impossible, it was understandable. But what established a dialogue based on trust is positive. Talks about the possibility that the difficult moments will be resolved and the positions will approach», — concluded the analyst.

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