Angelina Timofeeva. Removing punishment from Russia it is difficult to imagine without the implementation of the rules on the full restoration of Ukraine monitoring Russian-Ukrainian border, said Tuesday in interview to the newspaper, the Commissioner of the German government for intersocietal cooperation with Russia Gernot Erler.
"The lifting of sentences almost representable as long as long as Ukraine does not start again to keep control of the Ukrainian-Russian border ", - said Erler, adding that this condition is "not close to any implementation," the implementation of the package agreed in Minsk, " obliged to be held before the end of December, but delayed."
first about the fact that punishment against Russia must be withdrawn in the case of a full recovery surveillance authorities in Kiev over the Ukrainian border, said in Berlin during a conference of the Berlin Foreign Policy Forum, the head of the division for international Affairs of the Bundestag Norbert Rottgen (Roettgen).
first Chapter the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation S. Lavrov Century said that the Ukrainian authorities are obliged to perform a number of actions before it will be about the control over the Russian-Ukrainian border. According to his statement, it is necessary to make permanent the status of Donbass was implemented on a permanent basis and in accordance with the Ukrainian law and the Ukrainian Constitution. And also, there must be a full Amnesty, must be held free elections agreed to under the Minsk agreements with the Donbas.
at the end of July 2014, the EU and the US imposed punishment on a number of sectors of the Russian economy due to the deterioration of relations between Russia and the West on the background of the conflict in Ukraine. In response, Russia in the last month of summer 2014 has limited the import of food items from countries that have imposed against her punishment, and declared the policy of import substitution. In the summer of 2015 penalties and retaliatory Russian measures were extended for another year.