The West will be obliged to remove introduced against Russia punishment, if the situation in Ukraine starts to improve, said the Minister of foreign Affairs of Switzerland Didier Burkhalter (Didier Burkhalter).
"We think it is important that the penalties applied during the fall in the Ukraine, were removed, if the situation will improve. From this it follows that Switzerland has long had an Autonomous policy on the question of punishment, " said Burkhalter on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in new York.
Relations between Russia and the West deteriorated in connection with the situation in Ukraine. At the end of July 2014, the EU and the US from point penalties against certain individuals and organizations have moved to the measures against entire sectors of the Russian economy. In response, Russia restricted imports of food items From countries that have imposed against her punishment. In June 2015, in response to the extension of the sanctions Russia has extended food embargo until 5 August 2016.
The Agency Bloomberg has informed on September 17, citing unnamed American and European bureaucrats, the Union of European States and the US are preparing to preserve the effect of the punishment relative to Russia in 2016.