A number of European parliamentary organizations enthusiastically play the game, associated with the isolation of Russia, said on Wednesday the head of the international Department of the state Duma Alexei Pushkov.
before the message on the Internet office of the NATO parliamentary Assembly published a letter in which it was stated that the Commonwealth should be prepared to toughen the punishment, if Russia will not violate commitments under the Minsk agreements. The document stresses that the authorities of the countries of the bloc shall be obliged to provide "full support" to the Ukrainian government and try to weaken the economic influence of the Russian Federation by reducing Europe's dependence on Russian oil and gas.
"We regret to state that the joint colleagues from a number of European parliamentary organizations, the most important thing, such as PACE, NATO parliamentary Assembly, the European Parliament, enthusiastically playing a virtual game with the name" isolation of Russia ", demanding the preservation or even strengthening of the sanctions. I was not aware that the isolation of Russia is impossible, and the policy of sanctions senseless and harmful for European economies, "he said during" government hour " with participation of head the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov.