Marine Le Pen
Russian President Vladimir Putin explained why he attended in the Kremlin candidate for the French presidency, marine Le Pen in the election campaign. His words leads to “Interfax” on Monday, may 29.
“We are ready to accept any person in General always. If Ms. Le Pen has asked us to meet, why should we refuse her?” — said the head of state at a press conference after talks with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, Recalling that Le Pen repeatedly came to Russia.
Putin stressed that the leader of the National front, has consistently advocated the development of relations with Moscow. “It would be strange for us to push off from those politicians in Europe who want to develop multifaceted cooperation with Russia”, — he said.
The talks between the presidents of Russia and France lasted for about three hours. Macron called them Frank and sincere. Putin has urged not to forget that the fundamental interests of both countries “is much more important than political expediency”.
He also invited Him to pay a return visit to Moscow, while expressing hope that he will spend in Russia a few weeks.
During the second round of the presidential elections held in early may, macron score of 66.06 percent of the votes, his rival marine Le Pen from 33.94 percent.
In late March, the Russian leader took her in the Kremlin. He stressed that Moscow attaches great importance to relations with Paris and tries to maintain contacts with the authorities and with representatives of the opposition.