Special envoy of the UN Secretary General on the Syrian Arab Republic, Staffan de Mistura, said that he is not inclined to believe in the effectiveness of punishment, from which the " suffering people ".
"I beheld the punishment , for example, no one conflict, and have to say that they almost never affect the elite, suffers from these people. For this reason, I have serious doubts in their productivity ", ? quotes its words news Agency.
However, he believes that in certain cases of punishment have the opportunity to motivate the decision." punishment have the opportunity to push to find the solution but never the solution", Greg said the emissary. Against Russia there are 3 packs of punishments of the European Union. The first was introduced penalties Against individual citizens of Russia and Ukraine, which the EU considers responsible for undermining the territorial integrity of Ukraine, they extended March 10 to fifteen September 2016. Sectoral restrictive measures Against Russia ? the so-called economic punishments ? are valid until 31 July 2016, and punishment Against the Crimea ? until 23 June 2016. The head the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergei Lavrov said that the EU is beginning to understand the futility of attempts Russophobes " call the tune ", but Brussels is still under strong pressure of the US capital. The head of the Ministry of economic development of Russia Alexei Ulyukayev said that the designated business and officials in the EU feel the fatigue from the sanctions regime, and want to find a way out of the situation.