In the Kremlin assessed the impact of the exchange Savchenko on relations with the West

The return of Russians Alexander and Evgeny Erofeev Aleksandrova Moscow and clemency of Hope Savchenko “can hardly be considered as something that can radically change the atmosphere” in relations between Russia and the West. This was stated on Thursday to journalists the press-Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov, reports .

“You always need to be optimistic, but, well, you need to be well-informed optimists. Of course, President Putin has consistently and constantly expressed for the restoration of our relationship, for further development”, — said Peskov.

He recalled that Putin “always expresses his regret and disappointment that our European partners are still choosing fairly non-constructive way.”

According to the representative of the Kremlin, the normalization of relations will come sooner or later and that meets the interests of both Russia and Europe.