The President of Russia Vladimir Putin Thursday, 18 may, had a phone conversation with Emmanuel Macron, in the course of which he congratulated him on assuming office of the President of France. This is stated in the message on the official website of the Kremlin.
Putin and macron stressed the importance of further partnerships in the framework of the “Normandy format” on settlement of the armed conflict in Ukraine on the basis of the Minsk agreements.
The leaders of Russia and France discussed the possibilities of personal meetings.
May 14, macron has officially entered a post of the President of France. In the course of solemn events on the occasion of the inauguration, he announced his intention to reform the European Union.