Foreign Minister of Germany, Sigmar Gabriel, said that the rapprochement between the US and Russia may not be at the expense of Europe or Ukraine. He said this following his visit to the USA, reports Tagesschau.de.
According to policy, the improvement of relations between the two world powers would be good for the development of the situation in Syria and Ukraine.
However, according to him, the rapprochement between the US and Russia must not come at the expense of Europe or Ukraine.
The Minister of foreign Affairs of Germany reported that the administration of U.S. President Donald trump at the moment looking for their strategy against Russia.
At the same time, Gabriel recommends that you do not sit like “a rabbit before a snake” and watch US.
“But when we are all together, we will become a figure who can act,” he said.
Earlier, French President Francois Hollande called on Western partners to agree on policy towards Russia.
“Europe maintains a dialogue with Russia. France leads the dialogue with Russia. The United States under the new administration will again conduct a dialogue with Russia. But in this we must coordinate our actions. First of all, in the European Union and between the European Union and its partners, in particular with the United States,” said Hollande.