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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The German foreign Minister put forward a condition of returning of Russia in the G8


The countries “the Big seven” is ready to consider returning to the club of Russia, but it will happen after will be recorded the improvement of the situation in Syria, in Ukraine. This was stated by Minister of foreign Affairs of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier.

“If, finally, there will be substantial progress in Eastern Ukraine and negotiations on truce in Syria, are partners in the “Big seven” is ready to talk about it with Moscow,” – said the Minister in an interview RedaktionsNetzwerk Deutschland.

While Steinmeier stressed that the conflict in Ukraine and Syria showed that the West is not interested in the exclusion of Moscow from the narrow format of negotiations the world’s largest economies. According to him, the keys to the return in the G8 are in the hands of the Kremlin. However, about the same he said in may this year.

We will remind, Russia de facto withdrew from the G8 after the war in the Donbass two years ago when within the organization of the country refused to attend the summit in Sochi.

Earlier, foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Lavrov said that Moscow is not going to take any steps for the return in the G8, noting that Western countries “are already trying to persuade myself that I need Russia in “eight” return”.

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