The extension of Russia for the year embargo on agricultural products from the EU will create problems for those member countries of the EU, which until now have not felt any serious damage from these measures, said the European Commissioner for agriculture Phil Hogan.
"The only sector that has felt the impact from a financial point of view from international policies and decisions of Russia ? agricultural sector. The extension of President (Vladimir) Putin these measures for another year, greatly increasing the problem. Last year we coped quite well, taking certain measures to help countries that are damaged to a greater extent. But the second year, we expect that this problem will spread to other member countries", - has stated Hogan.
according to his statement, " farmers in the UK are feeling the results of that (decision), like all farmers in the European Union ", reports RIA " Novosti ". However, the German-Russian foreign trade chamber (AHK), citing its survey organizations, said that the punishment of the West against the Russian capital is inefficient. On Tuesday, German foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said that punishment because of the Ukrainian fall not have the opportunity to be the " last reply ", Berlin needs in the future in relations with Moscow. In June, the EU Council formally extended punishment against Russia for another six months ? until 31 January 2016. In addition, on 19 June, the Council of the European Union officially confirmed the Extension of sanctions on Crimea and Sevastopol until June 23, 2016. The Russian President Vladimir Putin, for his part, said the signing of the decree on the extension of protective measures from 6 August 2015, and the Cabinet of Ministers of Russia issued a decree on the renewal of countermeasures relative to the countries that supported anti-Russian punishment.