Moscow, September 10 – AIF-Moscow.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said that relations between Russia and the European Union are now at zero, RIA Novosti reported.
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Medvedev said that "you can live without it, but it’s not normal."
The prime minister said that Russia will see if the new leadership of the European Commission is ready to take some measures to normalize relations, emphasizing that "we did not destroy them and it is not for us to restore them."
Relations between Russia and the West have worsened due to the situation in Ukraine. The Russian Federation was accused of interfering in the internal affairs of Kiev and imposed sanctions against Moscow, after which the Russian government took retaliatory measures.
Earlier, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said that a possible extension of EU sanctions against the Russian Federation is destructive and ruinous for Brussels itself.
On the eve of German politician Mike Moring spoke about the damage from retaliatory sanctions of Russia.