Peskov: Moscow and London are showing interest in the resumption of normal relations

ANTALYA, November 16. The UK and Russia despite ongoing disagreements show interest to resume a normal and mutually beneficial relations. About it told journalists the President’s press Secretary Dmitry Peskov.

“Noteworthy that in stating the ongoing disagreements and different visions of a number of issues on the international agenda, nevertheless the parties show interest to resume a normal and mutually beneficial relations, where circumstances permit, which is also very positively,” Peskov said, commenting on the results of the bilateral meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister of great Britain David Cameron.

Press Secretary of the head of state reminded that the head of the British government expressed condolences to Putin in connection with the crash of the Russian aircraft over the Sinai.

“Putin thanked his counterpart for information that has been provided in respect of the crashed Airbus in this context, stressing that don’t have the final results of the investigation, but you can expect them in the near future”, – added Sands.

According to him, during the meeting “a substantive discussion of the fight against terrorism, the fight against ISIL”.

“It was noted understanding that there is no alternative to multilateral cooperation in the fight against terrorism,” Peskov said. He also said that during the meeting “Syria is very much debated, also the Minsk process in Ukraine appeared”. He discussed the entry into force of the Agreement on Association of Ukraine with the EU.


“Islamic state” (ISIS) – an Islamist terrorist organization operating inside Iraq and Syria. Established on 15 October 2006 by the merger of 11 radical Sunni groups. The core group forming the militants, who fought with American troops during their stay in Iraq and with the forces of the government of Bashar al-Assad in Syria.

The IG recognized as a terrorist organization in the USA, Canada, UK, Australia, Turkey, Egypt, UAE, India, Indonesia, and Russia (29 December 2014).