German Chancellor Angela Merkel considers the possible introduction of new penalties against Russia because of the situation in the Syrian Arab Republic.
Speaking of the "humanitarian crisis" in the Syrian Arab Republic, Merkel stressed that "taking into account this situation, no options, and among them punishment, cannot be ruled out," reports Reuters.
While Merkel added that it plans to discuss the Syrian crisis with Vladimir Putin on Wednesday after a meeting in Berlin, which will bring together the leaders of "Norman Quartet" will be used to discuss the situation in the middle Eastern country. The meeting also discussed the situation in Ukraine. First press Secretary of President Dmitry Peskov said that the Russian Federation was opposed to the statements of the US and the UK on new sanctions against capital of Russia because of the situation in the Syrian Arab Republic. Remember, According to the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomir Zaoralek, the punishment of the EU against individuals responsible for the situation in the Syrian city of Aleppo, have the opportunity to be taken through two to three weeks. Before the Head of European diplomacy Federica Mogherini said that none of the countries of the European Union do not propose to introduce penalties against Russia because of the situation in the Syrian Arab Republic. The Minister for foreign Affairs of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier, for his part, expressed his skeptical attitude to the sanctions against Russia because of the situation in the Syrian Arab Republic.