The Moscow mayor’s office announced the freezing of relations with Kiev

В мэрии Москвы заявили о заморозке отношений с Киевом

Head of the Department for external economic and international relations of the Moscow government Sergey Cheremin

The capitals of Russia and Ukraine are not cooperating on the initiative of Kyiv mayor Vitaly Klitschko. This was stated by the head of the Department for external economic and international relations of the Moscow government Sergey Cheremin, transfer “RIA Novosti”.

“Today, the relationship, unfortunately, is not frozen at the initiative of Moscow, on the initiative of the mayor of Kiev Mr Klitschko,” said Cheremin met in Mexico city with the mayor of the Mexican capital.

He noted that Moscow is rather cooperated with the former leadership of Kiev.

“Moscow provided technology, many banks and companies actively participated in large infrastructure projects financed, in particular, and projects in the framework of the development of the city, the metro, today it all collapsed,” — said the official.

“We are very sorry that the people of Kiev are unable to enjoy the wonderful concerts that are performed in the framework of Days of Moscow, which also did not pass,” said Cheremin.

The head of the Moscow Department considers the position of the Kiev authorities in this regard is shortsighted.

“But love can not be, we have a huge amount of other partners in Western Europe, Asia, America, we have something to do,” he added.

We will remind, in 2014 Russia annexed the Ukrainian Peninsula of Crimea, since the world community to impose economic sanctions against Russia. In particular, recently, EU leaders agreed to extend sanctions against Russia until mid-2017. Also, the Ukrainian side regularly provides evidence of the presence of Russian troops in the Donbas.

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