The vicious cycle of Western sanctions shall be terminated as quickly as possible, said the Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras.
"The crisis in Ukraine has opened a new wound in the heart of Europe, the wound instability. And this, by itself, a very bad sign for international relations, because instead of prosperity And economic cooperation were initiated processes that lead to war, militarization And the imposition of penalties, as we observe. This Vicious circle must be broken as soon as possible ", - quotes Tsipras RIA " Novosti "." Europe should not consider itself as the navel of the Earth ", it is obliged to understand that the center of world economic development is shifting to other regions ", - said Tsipras, speaking at the St. Petersburg international economic forum, BelTA news Agency." The EU is a member of Greece, is obliged to return to their original principles of solidarity And social justice, the path of belt-tightening leads nowhere, " said Tsipras. We emphasize, first, the government of Greece stated that the penalties against Russia must be lifted. On the last working day of the week it was announced that the Ministers of foreign Affairs of member countries of the European Union at the meeting on the first day of the week, June 22, without discussion will take an opinion on the extension of the punishment is relatively capital of Russia until 31 January 2016.