The extension of EU sanctions against Russia testifies to the unity of the international brotherhood against "destabilizing" Russia's actions and the violation of the territorial integrity of Ukraine, said the official authorized White house Josh Ernest.
"(The extension of sanctions) this is the next step common action world brotherhood against the violation of Ukraine's territorial integrity and testimony of the determination of the global fraternity to force Putin to respect basic international norms, " said the press Secretary of the President of the United States.
Ernest recalled that before in June in Germany in the Big seven conference, the U.S. President discussed with European colleagues of the need to preserve unity. The head of Ministers of the EU on the first day of the week prolonged effect of the economic sanctions against Russia until 31 January 2016, approving appropriate amendments to the EU decision on sectoral restrictive measures concerning Russia.
Moscow has stated many times that completely uninvolved in the events in the South-East of Ukraine, does not supply the militia military equipment and ammunition, is not a party to domestic conflict and is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis.
Western countries since March 2014 several times already imposed penalties because Russia's position. In March 2015 has been extended sanctions List of the USA, and on 21 June the head of the EU foreign Ministers meeting in Luxembourg have extended the economic sanctions until 31 January 2016.
The list of Russian citizens and organizations who have fallen under the punishment - in the material of the Fins news