The European Union Ambassador to Moscow Vygaudas Usackas in the evening on the occasion of his imminent departure from Russia Wednesday, September 6, stated that no one expected such a deterioration of relations between the EU and Russia due to the annexation of the Crimea and armed conflict in the Donbass, but the worst is over.
“I hope that the hardest part is over. We went in a new direction of our relationship. We have, unfortunately, differences remain on some key issues, not only in Ukraine. But at the same time outlines the General points of contact,” said the European diplomat.
According to Usackas, the four years spent in Russia, became for him “a great professional challenge.“