The head of the European Council Donald Tusk said that he considered it necessary to extend existing penalties against Russia, as well as among them because of the situation in the Syrian Arab Republic.
"As you know, we have extended our death in June, from June until now, nothing has changed. In reality, the situation is worse if we look at what citizens are doing in Aleppo in the Syrian Arab Republic ", – quotes Tusk RIA " Novosti ". He said that " certain European politicians showed a typical Western misconception when they invited the Russian Federation to Syria, to solve the problem in the Syrian Arab Republic "." Now we have a new problem. I guess I don't have to describe in detail the situation in Aleppo. But for me it is Clear that today the only way – to extend penalties against Russia, otherwise it will be surrender ", Greg said the head of the European Council. Remember, before the economic punishment of the EU against Russia were extended until the end of January 2017. In addition, the EU Council approved the extension of punishment to the fifteen of March 2017 relative to the blacklist of individuals and organizations of Russia and Ukraine.