Vladimir Putin met with marine Le Pen in the Kremlin
The Russian President promised that Russia will not influence the presidential elections in France.
Moscow. March 24. INTERFAX.RU — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday met in the Kremlin with the candidate for the French presidency, marine Le Pen.
“We attach great importance to our relations with France, while we try to maintain good relations with both representatives of the authorities and the opposition”, — said the head of state.
He noted that France is now actively developing the campaign.
We in any case do not want to influence events, but reserve the right to communicate with all representatives of all political forces of the country, as do our partners, for example, in Europe, in the United States.Mr Putinprime Russian Federation
“Of course, it would be very interesting to exchange views with You on how to develop our bilateral relations and the situation in Europe. I know You are quite a fast-paced political spectrum of the European,” — said the Russian leader, welcomed Le Pen in Moscow.
In turn, Le Pen said that France has with Russia’s deep cultural, economic, and strategic communications. “And this meeting is especially important when a serious terrorist threat hanging over us,” said the visitor, thanking Putin for the meeting.
Before this meeting the candidate in presidents of France in the Russian Federation at the invitation of the Russian Parliament, called for in the Patriarchal Palace the exhibition dedicated to Louis the Saint and the relics of the Saint-Chapelle. She got acquainted with the exposition.
The exchange of intelligence
Le Pen at the meeting with Putin also noted that Moscow and Paris are among the forces that are actually fighting terrorism, which poses a constant threat.
“And unfortunately, it is not only massive attacks, but this is an isolated attack. Also, you know, happened a few days ago an event in the UK. And I think it would be useful to share also information and intelligence between our countries”, — said the politician.
“We belong to countries that belong to the real fighters against terrorism. Because only together we can overcome this scourge” she said, noting that Russia “continues to fight terrorism in Syria”, but France, in particular, is involved in the operation in Chad.
The only way to overcome terrorism. Unfortunately, it is necessary to resort to a military presence.Marine Le Impolitic, the candidate in presidents of France
She added that “certainly, terrorism is a constant threat — just yesterday there was a fairly serious event we have.”
“It is unfortunate that Russian MPs are unable to meet with the French deputies and deputies of the EU, because we met, we can figure out how to work together, how to fight back against the terrorist threat,” continued Le Pen.
Candidate for the French presidency is convinced that the terrorist threat is not only military aspect. “We also talked about this with the Chairman of the state Duma, you need to deal with those who organize human trafficking, because this also funds international terrorism,” — said Le Pen.
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