Germany: Russia can not return in the G8
Russia can not go back in the Big Eight, there is no reason to speculate on this topic. This opinion is shared by the representative of the Government of Germany Steffan Siebert.
By the way, Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano said that the Russian Federation is a major international partner, and world leaders should think about her return to the G8, reports Reuters.
According to Siebert, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni not touched on this topic during their meeting in Berlin on 18 January. He stressed that to discuss the matter at all in the government of Germany intend to.
Recall that Russia is not invited into the Big Eight after a coup in Ukraine and the annexation of Crimea to Russia.