On eve of Greece visit, Putin says problems with EU can be solved

May 26, 2016 7:47 AM

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On eve of Greece visit, Putin says problems with EU can be solved

ATHENS Russia and the European Union need to build a 'an equal and fair dialogue' as partners to overcome their differences, President Vladimir Putin said in an article published in a Greek newspaper on Thursday on an eve of a visit to the country.

Western financial sanctions were imposed on Moscow in 2014 over its role in the Ukraine conflict, where it annexed Crimea. Russia has imposed counter sanctions against West, including a ban on agricultural produce.

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