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MOSCOW, December 7. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart Francois Hollande remain in constant contact, French Ambassador to Moscow Jean-Maurice Ripert said on Monday.
"The heads of France and Russia remain in constant contact," Ripert told the conference "Modern France in World Economy and International Relations." "Since the beginning of the year, Putin and Hollande spoke in this or that format at least 22 times," he added.
In his speech, the French ambassador also outlined problems and challenges that France faces, noting the fight against terrorism, migration and unemployment levels. A participant in the conference, director of the Center of French Research at the Institute of Europe at the Russian Academy of Sciences Yury Rubinsky said the ambassador’s speech "set the mood for all subsequent speeches."
The All-Russian conference "Modern France in World Economy and International Relations" is organized by the Institute of World Economy and International Relations at the Russian Academy of Sciences. The conference brings together leading Russian experts on France to discuss economic and political problems of this European country.