According to a source at the Ministry of foreign Affairs, the introduction of Australia's sanctions against Russia speaks about the fact that the authorities of that state until now Not look into the causes of the military conflict in Ukraine.
"Seems to echo Western unlawful restrictions has reached the Australian continent. There is a very clumsily stated on the entry into force of extended economic sanctions relative to the RF. It is regrettable that, despite the fact that since the beginning of the Ukrainian events it's been a while, Canberra and are unable to understand the true causes of the conflict in Ukraine ", - quotes RIA "Novosti" letter of the source.
"Apparently, because of its geographical remoteness, Not earlier, than to fly to Australia and get the message about taken in Minsk on 12 February, the peace agreements, the achievement of which is largely the crucial role played by Russia. But Kiev is currently consistently undermines the agreed consensus. Isn't it time Canberra objectively and on their own to assess what is happening?", - added the Commissioner of the Ministry of foreign Affairs. Remember, on Tuesday entered into force on restrictive measures against Australia Russia. The limits relate to the financial sector, trade weapons and equipment for exploration and production of oil, as well as investments in infrastructure. According to the Minister of foreign Affairs of Australia, Julie Bishop, enhanced penalties match penalties imposed with respect to Russia, the EU, Canada and USA. Reportedly in circulation, these penalties complement targeted financial penalties and a ban on entry to the site of the country of a number of persons, which were introduced in June and September 2014 hototogisu Russia and the West have deteriorated in connection with the situation in Ukraine. The EU and the US, the middle East and in Minsk agreements Between Kiev and the militia of Donbass about ceasefire imposed against Russia penalties against the financial, oil and defense industries. However, in March, Russia's envoy to the EU Vladimir Chizhov said that a critical attitude to sanctions against Russia from a number of members of the European Union increases. In addition, the media declared that Italy, Greece and Cyprus, as well as Spain, Austria, Hungary and Slovakia, whose leaders have visited in the capital of Russia May Not support the extension of sanctions against Russia.