THE HAGUE, January 18. /TASS/. Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte said that the West will have to eventually restore relations with Russia under certain conditions.
"There is only one person who can decide it [to begin peace talks], together with his government, and it is the president of Ukraine, and, of course, the government and the Ukrainian people," Rutte said during an event of the Washington-based Atlantic Council.
"Of course, Russia will not go away. Russia is there, it will a large part of Europe and also of Asia, it is the biggest country in the world," he continued. "If there would be a peace talk, and it would be successful, you will heave to somehow recreate this relationship with Russia.".