“Sanctions can’t last forever”: the Italian foreign Ministry intends to meet with the Secretary of state Tillerson on the question about Russia
Italian foreign Minister Angelino Alfano will meet with Secretary of state of the United States Rex Tillerson to discuss such pressing topics as the current state of relations with the Kremlin.
According to “Russian conversation” about the intentions of official Rome became known from the message of the Agency ANSA.
It is planned that senior diplomats will meet at the G20 summit held in Bonn.
According to the Italian Minister, he also wants to meet with his counterpart from Russia Sergei Lavrov.
“Too easy to say that the new US administration turned against the policy of sanctions, and to the surface came a lot of hasty conclusions about the new American foreign policy,” says Stefano.
He also hoped that during the meeting with Tillerson will be announced a specific approach of Washington to the current problems .
The diplomat drew attention to the loyalty of Italy to the principle that sanctions can’t last forever. Accordingly, they cannot be renewed automatically.
Stefano stressed that sanctions are not the ultimate goal but only a means. Eliminate them in a timely manner after will be recorded the execution of all program positions of the “Minsk – 2”.
Previously, “Russian Dialogue,” says foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at the White house’s desire to establish contact with the Kremlin. However, such things, according to his statement, not happen immediately after the meet for talks two representatives of the Russian Federation and the United States.