Natalia Dobrovolskaya. Minsk consensus are not fully met, the EU will take This into account when revising the sanctions against Russia, while not tying their fate With the actions of the Russian Federation in the Syrian Arab Republic, said the head of the European Council Donald Tusk in Sweden, the text of which was circulated by the press service of the European Council.
"we have also today had the opportunity to discuss our relations With Russia in General and the situation in Ukraine. Despite some progress in recent weeks, it is Clear that Minsk consensus is not yet fully implemented. It's bound to be reflected in the forthcoming revision of our penalties, " said Tusk at the press conference With the Prime Minister of Sweden Stefan L?fven.
according to his statement, " any speculation on possible concessions to Russia over Ukraine in connection With its actions in the Syrian Arab Republic must be rejected without hesitation "." This is not only immoral, but even worse, ineffective, " drew the attention of the Tusk.
From 1 September in the Donbass entered into force another truce, both parties and observers have concluded that it is most observed. At the end of September was signed the agreement about the withdrawal of weapons with a caliber of not more than 100 millimeters and tanks from the frontline. This process takes place in 2 stages.
first it was claimed that the EU leaders will discuss the future of anti-Russian sanctions, linked To the fulfillment of the Minsk agreements at a conference in early winter, technical work on the preparation of the draft decision until not conducted and will start at the level of permanent representatives of EU countries at the Union and the Council of EU foreign Ministers, Possibly in November.