The MFA will continue to build international contacts of the Crimea

© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase in photobacteria of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. Archival photo.The MFA will continue to build international contacts of the Crimea© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase the image Bank

The Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation will continue to strengthen international contacts of the Crimea, said the Director of the Department for relations with Federation subjects, Parliament and public associations Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Semyon Grigoryev.

«The Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation intends to continue to strengthen international contacts of the Crimea. It should be noted that the current sanctions form artificial barriers for traditional diplomacy in the promotion of potential of the Republic of Crimea», — said Grigoriev at the International conference «Crimea in the modern international context».

According to him, in such adverse conditions, space is expanding at the expense of non-state actors and building international cooperation.

«Accordingly, grows the role of public diplomacy and development of relations between our civil society,» — said Grigoriev.

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