Punishment of the EU towards Russia must be extended, the head of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite.
in its submission, the Minsk consensus until not fulfilled in practice, and in the East of Ukraine continued fighting. Moscow, she says, ' cease support for the separatists in Donetsk and Lugansk."
"This is a necessary base for the extension of sanctions ", - said Grybauskaite. The stringency of the punishment, she said, " would largely depending on the steps of Russia ", reports news Agency. June 8, 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 ".