Media: Prime Minister of Bavaria urged to cancel sanctions against Russia in 2017


RIA Novosti

The Prime Minister of Bavaria Horst Seehofer has called for a “quick” lifting of sanctions against Russia. On it informs edition Bild am Sonntag.

“Sanctions against Russia should be completed this year. Russia also must return to the circle of the G8”, – he said.

He noted that Germany should abandon “thinking the twentieth century”. He noted that “we are talking about the General search for answers on the fight against terrorism, migration and climate change”.

Also Seehofer invited to Bavaria elected President of the USA of Donald trump. He noted that trump was elected President on the results of free democratic elections and “it must be respected”.

In February 2016, the President of Russia Vladimir Putin noted the special nature of relations between Russia and Bavaria and thanked Seehofer for the efforts to normalize relations with Russia.