Russian International Minister Sergei Lavrov stated on Wednesday that the discharge of the transcript of a telephone name between President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, was a violation of diplomatic protocol.
Lavrov made it clear – in statements throughout his go to to Vietnam – that the rules of diplomatic conduct don’t present for unilateral leaks equivalent to tapings.
And the second French channel (France 2) revealed in a documentary on French President Macron’s dealing with of the Russian conflict in opposition to Ukraine – the main points of the phone name which happened between the 2 leaders a couple of days earlier than the conflict.
Lavrov famous that Russia shouldn’t be ashamed of the content material of the dialog between the 2 leaders.
“We at all times conduct negotiations in a means that there isn’t a disgrace. We at all times say what we expect and are prepared to reply to what now we have stated and clarify our place,” added the Russian minister.
Lavrov is on a two-day go to to Vietnam on the event of the tenth anniversary of the excellent strategic partnership between the 2 nations.
Vietnam, traditionally near Moscow, has to date refused to sentence Russian army intervention in Ukraine.
Russia launched an assault on Ukraine on February 24, adopted by worldwide rejection and harsh financial sanctions in opposition to Moscow, forcing Kyiv to desert plans to affix army entities and stay impartial, which the latter considers as an “interference” in its sovereignty, to place an finish to its operation.