German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that European countries should continue a constructive dialogue with Moscow, since Russia has a huge strategic impact reports "Interfax".

"There is every reason to continue a constructive dialogue with Russia. In countries such as Syria and Libya that are in the vicinity of Europe, the strategic influence of Russia is great, so I will continue to seek cooperation", – said the Chancellor.

She also noted the importance of dialogue with Russia on a range of pressing international issues, stressing that "the method of behavior" is still political instability.