U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry at a meeting on Wednesday with the EU high representative for foreign Affairs and security policy Federica Mogherini has acknowledged the existence of disagreements with the European Union on sanctions against Russia.
"The EU plays a critical role For the mode of punishment that is needed To put pressure on the Russian Federation To the full implementation of the Minsk agreements. In the following months it is expected to make a very important choice to continue the punishment. For the Russian Federation is critical to help implement the agreement, " Kerry said." at present, there appear to be different views on how to interpret political demands. We will work very closely with the EU on the implementation of the Minsk agreements ", - said Kerry.
Western countries since March 2014 several times already imposed penalties because Russia's position on Ukraine. The last case of the use of such practices were the limits imposed in March 2015, when expanded sanctions List of the USA.
The list of Russian citizens and organizations who have fallen under the punishment - in the material of the Fins news