Even now, when the partners become convinced of the futility of their current policies on sanctions, Moscow does not look back, said the head of the Russian foreign Ministry.
MOSCOW, 13 Oct. Russia anybody does not close in foreign policy and are ready to speak with all partners on topics about which they are willing to engage in dialogue, said Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
“We’re completely closed, and Vice versa. Even now, when our partners begin to understand the futility of their policy with sanctions, attempts to isolate Russia… And even now, when our partners are convinced of the futility of their current policies, we do not turn away”, — said the head of the Russian foreign Ministry in an interview with NTV television.
Lavrov noted that if the partners of Moscow is not ready to discuss cooperation along the lines of various departments, the Russian Federation is able to discuss issues of interest to the partners.
“Not ready to speak on specific issues concerning, you know, cooperation between our offices, say, in the line of military and law-enforcement agencies, they froze the contacts at, say, the EU. Almost all of the dialogue between Moscow and Brussels were frozen. Let’s talk about those issues about which you are willing to talk,” said the Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
Sergey Lavrov also said that the attempt to isolate Russia failed. “What isolation? Just what (President Vladimir) Putin was in new York, there is even insulation and did not smell. On the contrary, all tried to communicate, took place there more than a dozen meetings over a few hours”, — said the head of the Russian foreign Ministry.
The Minister noted that Russia also has allies in the post-Soviet space and in the Organization of collective security Treaty (CSTO), whose “beyond their commitments within the CSTO multi-vector foreign policy, as we have (RF)”.