The European Union is going in the coming weeks to extend its economic sanctions against Russia due to the fall in Ukraine before the end of January 2016.
data about it informs news Agency referring to the newspaper The wall Street Journal.
As the magazine stresses, despite the fact that these plans are not yet final, according to the bureaucrats of the EU, in Brussels there is a growing belief that the Commonwealth of relatively uniform approach that does not mitigate the pressure on the Russian Federation " as long as Moscow does not fulfill completely their commitments to the Minsk agreements. First foreign Minister of Lithuania Linas Linkevi?ius said that the European Union until there is not going to consider a new package of punishment is relatively capital of Russia. The head of the foreign Ministry of Poland Grzegorz Schetyna expressed the view that the Union of European States will extend the punishment against Russia before the end of 2015 or 2016. Remember, on 5 may the European Parliament Committee on international relations blessed the draft decision calling for sanctions against Russia in case of failure of the Minsk agreements, and agreed to bring the document to valaisiana Assembly in June. On the same day the Minister for foreign Affairs of Austria Sebastian Kurz said that the European Union States links the future of sanctions against Russia with the progress of the Minsk agreements on Ukraine. In response to this, the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation S. V. Lavrov, the penalties are not Russia's decision, for this reason, any criteria for lifting them with the EU will not be discussed. For its part, the permanent Commissioner of Russia to the EU Vladimir Chizhov said that Moscow is not engaged in dialogues with the European Union on the abolition of punishment, it is the decision of the countries of Europe make their own.