MOSCOW, October 8. / TASS /. Russia is watching how political coalitions are being formed in Germany and will work with any German government. In this statement on Friday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at a meeting with the Association of European Businesses in Russia.
“My answer will be banal, but honest: we will accept any choice of the German people. In one format, in another format.
According to the minister, Moscow and Berlin have too much in common, not only in terms of economics, culture, humanitarian, scientific, educational ties, but also in terms of common history. “This is also the most important psychological component of our relations with Germany. [России Владимире] Putin has acquired a special sound. I would not underestimate this, “Lavrov continued.
“We wish [ФРГ] form a government as soon as possible, he added. – We want continuity with any country. And we want this continuity to help move on. “
In the September 26 elections to the Bundestag, the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) won with 25.7%, the conservative bloc CDU / CSU received 24.1%, showing the worst result in its history. The Liberal Free Democratic Party (FDP, liberals) won 11.5% of the vote, the Greens – 14.8%, the right-wing populist Alternative For – 10.3%. In the Bundestag also thanks to the three parties left with 4.9% mandates.
Earlier on Thursday, it was reported that trilateral probing talks had begun in Berlin between the SPD representative of the Soyuz-90 / Green Party and the FDP on the formation of the future ruling coalition of Germany.