If Russia does not fulfill the " obligations it has assumed by signing the Minsk consensus ", the West will lift the "economic cost," said the American Ambassador in Kiev Jeffrey Payette.
"If Russia will not be able to perform the obligations it has assumed by signing the Minsk consensus, we will raise the economic cost for the Kremlin," said Pyatt.
According to the envoy of the White house, the U.S. agitate the Russian Federation not to violate the Minsk consensus, reports RIA " Novosti ". The head the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation S. V. Lavrov said, for its part, Washington is not willing to see the success of the Minsk agreements on the settlement in Ukraine and overcome the decline in relations between Russia and the EU. The Russian foreign Ministry also said that North America and the EU openly supported the anti-constitutional coup in Kiev and the action of coming to power of the nationalist forces for military depression and economic "strangulation" of the South-East of the country. In these conditions, Russia has sought to promote an early ceasefire, towards a long-term truce, the result was the Minsk consensus. In the capital of Russia noted that many times campaigned external actors to influence Kiev for the execution of the Minsk agreements to resolve the situation in the East of the country. Relations between Russia and the West deteriorated in connection with the situation in Ukraine. The EU and the US on the background reached in Minsk agreements Between Kiev and militias Donbass about stopping the fire entered against Russia punishment, against the financial, oil and defense industries. However, in March, Russia's envoy to the EU Vladimir Chizhov said that a critical attitude to the sanctions against Russia from a number of EU members increases. In addition, the media said that Italy, Greece and Cyprus, as well as Spain, Austria, Hungary and Slovakia, whose leaders visited the capital of Russia, May not support the extension of sanctions against Russia.