Punishment imposed by the EU against Russia will be retained until the end of 2015, said the head of the Czech foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralek.
"They most likely will not be changed," said the Minister, quoted by the news Agency.
"I think the most plausible, that the term of punishment will be extended until the end of the year," he said. This is the conclusion I came to, based on interviews (with politicians in the EU) ". 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 ".