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Switzerland can not symbolize the pursuits of Ukraine in Russia, because it joined the sanctions towards the Russian Federation and thus misplaced its impartial standing. This was said by Deputy Director of the Data and Press Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia Ivan Nechaev.
In accordance with him, Switzerland has lengthy been desirous about Moscow’s opinion on the doable illustration of Ukraine’s pursuits within the Russian Federation and vice versa.
“We answered very clearly that Switzerland, sadly, has misplaced the standing of a impartial state and can’t act both as an middleman or as a consultant of pursuits,” Nechaev mentioned (quoted by TASS).
On August 10, Swiss Foreign Ministry spokesman Pierre Alain Elchinger informed TASS that the nation had supplied to imagine the so-called “defending energy mandate.” It supplies that Switzerland may symbolize the diplomatic pursuits of Ukraine in Russia. These embrace, specifically, “the function of the host nation for negotiations and conferences”, in addition to facilitating “doable negotiations”.
The press service of the Russian Foreign Ministry, commenting on Elchinger’s assertion, burdened that after the beginning of the conflict in Ukraine, Switzerland “adopted all seven packages of illegitimate anti-Russian restrictions of the European Union, in actual fact taking one of many events to the battle,” and was included within the record of “unfriendly international locations” compiled by the Russian authorities.
Switzerland now represents Russian pursuits in Georgia and Georgia in Russia, in addition to US pursuits in Iran, throughout the framework of the diplomatic providers mission.
Struggle between Russia and Ukraine. Final information
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