The French President Emmanuel Pasta said that the disintegration of the European Union is the dream of Russian President Vladimir Putin. He said this in an interview to a Swedish TV channel SVT.
“I respect Vladimir Putin, I am one of those who believes that we, together with Russia should build a new security architecture… But the dream of Vladimir Putin, the dismantling of the European Union”, – said the French leader.
The French President also noted that Russia “cannot be called an example of a country which respects human rights”.
We will remind, earlier at the meeting with President of Finland Makron has offered the EU to upgrade relations with the Russian Federation. In addition, he called for building a “strategic relationship” with Turkey and other neighbors”, including in matters of defense.