EU postpones discussion of its relations with Russia until June

President of the European Council Charles Michel stressed that the main topic of the upcoming videoconference of the heads of state will be countering the third wave of the pandemic, which has already covered European countries.

EU postpones discussion of its relations with Russia until June
According to TASS, on Tuesday, when inviting EU leaders to the summit on March 25-26, which will be held online due to coronavirus restrictions, President of the European Council Charles Michel wrote that the development of a new EU strategy towards Russia was postponed until the next personal meeting of the heads of state of the community due to the exacerbation of the coronavirus pandemic in Europe.

“On relations with Russia: I propose to inform the leaders of the results of my negotiations with Russian President Vladimir Putin in order to hold a strategic discussion at our next personal meeting”, – the letter says.

The last telephone conversation between Putin and Michel took place on March 22. The interlocutors, in particular, discussed international problems and the possibility of using the Russian Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine in the EU. Let us remind you that the next EU summit is to be held in Brussels at the end of June.

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