Moscow hopes that Europe will act more and more firmly. About it
RIA News said the Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Alexander Grushko.
“In the new multipolar world with all the increasing tasks shared jointly, it is necessary to combine efforts, and not to build any artificial barriers in interstate communication,” the diplomat points out.
So he commented on the words of the President of Finland Sauli Niiniste, who called on Europe to change its policy towards Russia and start cooperating with Moscow. According to the politician, the dialogue with Moscow is one of the pillars of security; stable relations cannot be built on military force alone. “Otherwise, without noticing this, we may enter into a larger-scale conflict than we have now,” warned Niiniste against unleashing a war.
In June, Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto said that there were no threats from Russia for his country. According to him, Helsinki provides defense and renews military equipment in accordance with modern requirements. Then the Haavisto region, that after the entry of Crimea into Russia and the armed conflict in Donbass, tensions in Europe and the Baltic region increased, and security weakened.