In the issue of sanctions Russia follows the principle of reciprocity, for that reason fresh sanctions are against it will not remain without response, said the President's press Secretary Dmitry Peskov.
"Russia many times in the sanctions cases emphasized their loyalty to the principle of reciprocity. Of course, on the basis of reciprocity any sanctions steps will not be left without reaction, "- said Peskov, quoted by RIA " Novosti ".
previously the head of the Kremlin administration Sergei Ivanov said that the Russian Federation may extend the counter by the testimony of the countries " big seven ". On the first day of the week by the American leader Barack Obama said that partners USA G7 assured renewal after July of sanctions against Russia. Before that, the UK Prime Minister Cameron D. has stated that the penalties against the capital of Russia must be extended prior to the implementation of the Minsk agreements, which must be respected for both Ukraine and Russia. For his part, head of the French Republic Francois Hollande said that the issue of extending sanctions against Russia will be discussed by the European Council in June. Remember, in the final statement of the "big seven" it is reported that the G7 leaders stand ready to impose further restrictive measures against Russia in connection with the conflict in Ukraine. The Kremlin said that " there is nothing new on the results of the summit of the group of seven in Germany on the issue of punishment relative to Russia, there have been ".