The Kremlin responded to the words of Makron, who opposed rapprochement with Russia


RIA Novosti

The Kremlin hopes that the political establishment of France the prevailing consensus about the inevitability of building a dialogue with Russia, rapprochement with Russia was never meant to undermine the sovereignty, Moscow – for the respect of mutual interests and independence, said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov, commenting on the calls of the candidate in presidents of France Emmanuel Makron to avoid a rapprochement with Russia.

The candidate in presidents of France, former Minister of the economy Emmanuel macron during the debate on Monday, said that France should not come closer to Russia, she needs independence and working with our European partners.

“Rapprochement with Moscow ever for any country not mean the undermining of the foundations of independence and sovereignty, because in building the bilateral relationship Moscow has always advocated mutual respect, respect for mutual interests and above all respect for mutual independence and sovereignty”, — said Peskov told reporters.