Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov
Photo: Sergey Guneev/RIA Novostinews Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov.
The French authorities had not officially notified the Kremlin that the planned meeting between Vladimir Putin and Francois Hollande may not happen. Earlier, the President of France in interview admitted that he thought about it
The Kremlin is preparing for the upcoming visit of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin to Paris, where he is expected to meet with his French counterpart Francois Hollande. The journalists said the press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov.
Earlier Hollande in an interview for the TV channel TMC admitted that he thought about canceling the meeting with Putin. “I may meet with Vladimir Putin. I asked myself a question [on this account]”, he said. The French leader said that he asks himself the question, “is it useful, do we really need this, will there be some impact”.
Sands explained that in the framework of Putin’s visit to Paris scheduled talks at the Elysee Palace, the Russian President will also participate in the opening of the Russian spiritual center.
“Other information from our French colleagues do not have, and outcome of this”, — said Peskov (quoted by “Interfax”).