Irina Chumakov. Punishment against Russia you can always stop for some time, but this tool is needed for this reason they should extend until the end of December this year, said Minister of great Britain Philip Hammond, speaking in Parliament.
"We need to extend the third package of sanctions before the end of December," said Hammond about the package of sanctions adopted by the EU on 1 August last year.
Speaking of the Minsk agreements, Hammond noticed that " even if all the main points will be made, We believe that the third package punishment should now extend to the end of the year, so we had a tool to ensure compliance ".
"We can always stop for a while or not completely stop for a while they (Sanctions), if the objectives will be achieved, but We must have a ready tool to move according to plan," said Hammond.
Western countries since March has repeatedly imposed punishment on a number of Russian politicians, businessmen and organizations because of the position of Russia in Ukraine. The last case of the use of such practices began in December limits, when the head of the U.S. announced an economic blockade of the Crimea, and in the sanctions List included a number of famous figures from the Crimea and Eastern Ukraine.
The list of Russian Citizens and organizations, first fell under the sentence, the material of the Fins news