May 29, 2023
French Foreign Minister Catherine Colonna

French Foreign Minister Catherine Colonna

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France considers it necessary to maintain channels of dialogue with Russia, said French Foreign Minister Catherine Colonna. According to her, France is not interested in aggravating the isolation of the Russian Federation.

On the radio station France Inter The minister also answered the question whether French leader Emmanuel Macron could talk again with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The column believes that this is “quite possible”.

“It is necessary to maintain channels of dialogue, and we have done it. The presidents have not spoken since autumn. We support all channels of communication with Russia. Our embassies are working, we have contacts, and we maintain its contacts with other countries, like China,” the head emphasized. MFA.

The column added that Paris is interested in France having channels for dialogue with the Russian Federation, as this allows them to convey their position.

Since the beginning of the special operation in Ukraine, Macron and Putin have spoken six times. The last such conversation took place in September.

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