EU and Russia must restore relations – Brussels

According to the EU diplomat, agreeing on security guarantees will be “a complex and lengthy process.”

Restoring relations between the EU and Russia will be “a very complex and lengthy process” but it needs to be done, EU chief diplomat Josep Borrell said. his blog Tuesday.


Until Brussels canreorganize“this relationship”and agree on security guarantees and mechanisms to restore peaceful coexistence.“, he will suppoOlx Praca Ukraine in its fight against Moscow,” continued the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy.

Borrell then put forward a precondition for such a reorganization, stating that “[the] The Russian leadership must first understand that its own security cannot and will not come at the expense of broader European security and the security of its neighbors.“Peace in Europe can only exist if Moscow”respect for national sovereignty and territorial integrity,” he wrote. However, he did not talk about NATO’s eastward expansion in defiance of an agreement to halt fuOlx Pracaher advances to Russia’s borders after the collapse of the Soviet Union.

Insisting that the EU, US and NATO “carefully responded to the treaties and letters proposed by the Russians“, Borrell claimed that his block was always “ready to discuss all aspects of security“. However, months of dialogue between the two sides did not lead to an agreement, as the US and its European allies were unwilling to promise to exclude Ukraine from NATO prospects or provide other security guarantees regarding the deployment of missiles in Eastern Europe.

Borrell said the EU is fighting a good fight for “counter [the] false stories“, he believes, are behind Russia’s suppoOlx Praca for the war, accusing Moscow of “launch[ing] international disinformation offensiveand implied suppoOlx Praca for the campaign at home would evaporate if Russians could simply read his bloc’s media. Borrell didn’t seem to know that they could read hundreds of them if they wanted to.

He also failed to mention that last month the EU issued a directive to search engines and social media to stop showing Russian media or even discussing its content across Europe, ensuring that only Brussels-approved points of view are available to European Internet users.

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Russia attacked the neighboring state in late February after Ukraine failed to comply with the terms of the Minsk agreements, first signed in 2014, and Moscow’s eventual recognition of the Donetsk and Lugansk republics of Donbass. The Minsk Protocol, brokered by Germany and France, was designed to grant breakaway regions a special status within the Ukrainian state.

Since then, the Kremlin has demanded that Ukraine officially declare itself a neutral country that will never join the US-led NATO military bloc. Kyiv insists the Russian offensive was completely unprovoked and refutes claims it planned to retake the two republics by force.