Violation of the rules has become the norm, said the President of Russia at the St. Petersburg economic forum. His French counterpart, urged Russia to “multiplayer” based on the “value of trust”.The presidents of Russia and France Vladimir Putin and Emmanuel macron on the growing number of crises in the world community called for a return to the rigid rules governing international relations. “Breaking the rules became the norm,” issued a statement Putin, in a speech at the St. Petersburg international economic forum on Friday, may 25.
The Russian President has warned about threat of destruction of the existing world order. If we want our actions to be predictable, it should be subject to the same rules, he said. Referring to the U.S. withdrawal from the nuclear deal with Iran, Putin said that unilateral actions lead to a dead end and always counterproductive.
For its part, the macron, called the nuclear deal with Iran as an example of how to collaborate despite differences. He urged Moscow to strengthen the UN Security Council, which is often paralyzed because of disagreements between the US and Russia. The French President called Putin”dear Vladimir” and expressed confidence that Russia’s place in Europe. Macron also called on Putin to “multiplayer” on the world stage, based on the “value of trust”.
Vladimir Putin criticized the growth barriers and sanctions in the world trade. He called for the establishment of a trading world with common rules. “Today we do not need a trade war and not even a temporary truce trade, and full world trade”, – said the Russian President. Russia in 2014 is suffering from the sanctions the EU and US imposed over the annexation of Crimea and the conflict in Eastern Ukraine.
Putin called Merkel a price, – the German edition of the meeting of the two leaders
May 18, German Chancellor Angela Merkel met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in his summer residence in Sochi. However, the day before her visit there arrived unexpectedly, the leader of Syria Bashar al-Assad, supported by the head of the Kremlin.
Visit the Syrian dictator was not accidental, the journalist writes Stern Ellen Evets.
“Putin has allowed the Assad without prior notice, to fly to his summer residence in Sochi, to demonstrate: a Syria without Bashar soon will be. The head of the Kremlin clings to its ally. The West also had to realize that without the Russian solution in Syria will not” – says the article.
The results of the meeting, Merkel and Putin, the German government has high hopes, continues the journalist. Berlin hopes to find in Russia an ally for saving the nuclear deal with Iran. The German economy hopes that Merkel will be able to prevent the introduction of Russian kontrsanktsy, which Moscow threatens companies that perform us restrictive measures.
In addition, Germany would like to guarantee that Russian gas will still be transported through Ukraine on a par with the new gas pipeline “Nord stream-2”, says the author of the publication.
“Possible price for Putin is called by the visit of Assad: his ward is in power,” concludes Epics.
Putin predicts unprecedented economic crisis
Because of the neglect of the legal norms of the world may face an unprecedented economic crisis. This was stated by the President of Russia Vladimir Putin at the St. Petersburg international economic forum (SPIEF) on Friday, may 25, RIA Novosti reported.
“Disregard for existing norms and the loss of mutual confidence can interfere with unpredictability, turbulence colossal change. That combination of factors can lead to a systemic crisis that the world has ever faced”, – said the President of the Russian Federation.
In this regard, he urged to build the economy of trust.
According to him, is also a threat to the stability of the global economy are a new form of protectionism.
“If the first course was a classic shape protektsionizmu that, of course, also regrettable, but nevertheless, such as additional import duties, technical requirements or hidden subsidies, today we are talking about the new edition of protectionism – the use of obviously contrived excuses about alleged national security interests. For what? To suppress competition or to extort concessions,” he said.