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The decision of some global problems, particularly armed conflict, the ongoing in Syria, Libya and Ukraine, is impossible without the participation of Russia, said the foreign Minister of Germany Heiko Maas. About the need for the Russian state to resolve international problems, he said in an interview with the newspaper Rheinishe Post.
“Currently, relationships are complicated on many topics. But we also know that we need Russia for the solution of such conflicts, as conflicts in Syria, Libya and Ukraine. This will only work with Russia, not in spite of Russia”, — quotes RIA Novosti words of the German foreign Ministry.
It is reported that in the same interview, Maas praised the diplomatic skills of the Russian Minister of foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov, he noted that Lavrov consistently defending Russian interests, but is ready to find joint solutions.
Earlier it was reported that Meuse voted against the return of Russia to the G7 format and restore of the “Big eight”. The reason for such a position, he called the conflict around Crimea and the unrecognized republics of the Donbass.
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