The President of Russia Vladimir Putin and President of France Emmanuel macron held the first telephone conversation, the press service of the Kremlin. The presidents discussed the issues of bilateral relations and touched upon the upcoming personal contacts
The President of Russia Vladimir Putin and President of France Emmanuel macron held the first telephone conversation, the press service of the Kremlin.
“Vladimir Putin congratulated Emmanuel Macron official inauguration of the President of France and the formation of a new government”, — stated in the message.
The leaders of Russia and France agreed to develop relations between the two countries in political, trade-economic and cultural spheres, as well as to jointly fight international terrorism. In addition, the presidents touched upon the upcoming personal contacts.
Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that during a telephone conversation, Putin emphasized Russia’s commitment to the policy of developing “good and friendly” relations between the two countries, “because they really have very deep roots and traditions.” He said that him and Putin agreed “to continue dialogue” (quoted by “RIA Novosti”).
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The second round of presidential elections in France took place may 7, according to its results the leader of the party “Forward!” Emmanuel macron scored 64.8 per cent of the votes and became the President of France. His opponent from the party “national front” marine Le Pen won 35.1% of the votes.
A month before the first round of presidential elections in France, March 24, marine Le Pen visited Moscow and met with Vladimir Putin in the Kremlin. During this meeting, Putin said that Russia attaches “great importance” to relations with France, maintaining smooth relations with the representatives of the authorities and the opposition, and “in no case” wants to influence the presidential elections in this country. Then Putin has also urged France to join forces with Russia in the fight against terrorism.
After became known the official results of the election, Vladimir Putin sent Him a congratulatory telegram. In his congratulatory message the President of Russia noted that the Makron will lead the country “during a difficult time for Europe and for the international community”.
Putin expressed his readiness to hold “constructive” work on the agenda of the bilateral relations, and stressed that in terms of “rise of terrorism” important “to overcome the mutual distrust and unite efforts” in order to ensure international security and stability.