Putin has invited Merkel to Moscow

Vladimir Putin and Angela Markenprodukten the Kremlin has evaluated the expected impact of the visit Merkel for relations between Russia and Germany

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is expected to visit Moscow. This was stated by the President of Russia Vladimir Putin at a meeting with the foreign Minister of Germany Sigmar Gabriel on Thursday, March 9, reports TASS.

“We understand the condition of our relationship. As I understand it, our common goal is to ensure that the relationship is fully normalized, and all the challenges we face would be solved,” said Putin, adding that the Russian authorities are constantly interacting with the leaders of Germany.

In turn Gabrielle noted that both countries “have every reason to (…) to trust the stability of our bilateral relations.” “If all the difficulties before us still, the task is to care for the world and stability in Europe,” he said.

Earlier on Thursday, after talks with Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov Gabriel said he feared the start of a new arms race in Europe.

In early February, he suggested that a possible rapprochement between the US and Russia could contribute to resolving international crises.