Leader Barack Obama and European Leaders during the conference confirmed that they are ready to adopt new sanctions concerning Russia, if there is a violation of the Minsk agreement, said the White house.
before the press service of the government of Germany at the end of the video Also said that the West is willing to strengthen sanctions against the Russian Federation in case of escalation of the conflict in Ukraine.
"They reaffirmed their determination to act quickly and in a coordinated manner, to be forced to pay a significantly higher price, if there is a material breach of the Minsk agreements, or the Russian-backed separatists will try to conquer new territory ", - reported in the report of the White house on the results of the call, Obama and the Prime Minister of great Britain David Cameron, the President of the French Republic Francois Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Prime Minister of Italy Matteo Renzi and European Commission President Donald Tusk.
"The leaders expressed hope for a successful and complete implementation of the Minsk agreements and agreed that any easing of the current penalties will be associated with the full implementation of these agreements," he added in the White house.
Also Obama and EU Leaders urged all parties to refrain from military action, to cooperate with the OSCE in the withdrawal of heavy weapons and to end the exchange of prisoners. Obama and European Leaders have supported reforms that wants to hold the government of Ukraine, and expressed readiness to assist Ukraine monetary assistance. They also discussed the situation in Libya and fight with a terrorist group " Islamic state ", signed in the White house.
The leaders of France, USA and Germany Francois Hollande, Barack Obama and Angela Merkel had phone conversations on Tuesday. Participation in the negotiations was attended by the Prime Ministers of the UK and Italy - Cameron D. and Matteo Renzi, as Well as the head of the EC Donald Tusk.
The US and the EU many times accused Moscow of interfering in Ukraine. Moscow, for its part, has stated many times about the non-involvement in the events in the South-East of Ukraine. Russian Commissioners were assured that the Russian Federation is not a party to domestic conflict and is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis, maintain territorial integrity.
dialogues " channel four ", held on 12 February, took place against a background of a sharp aggravation of the situation in the Donbass, instigated by the Ukrainian law enforcers who, having increased strength, began to storm the position of the militia. According to the results of the meeting of the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany adopted a package of measures involving, for example, a cease-fire in the Donbass with fifteen February, the withdrawal of heavy weapons and the development of a security zone.
Western countries from March 2014 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 was the list of individual penalties against persons, which the EU considers responsible for the destabilization of the situation in Ukraine, released in February.
The President of the Russian Federation centuries Putin on August 6 about the use of private security. The import of a number of items from countries that have imposed penalties on the Russian capital, limited to year. In the corresponding list includes beef, pork, fruits, poultry, cheeses and dairy products, nuts, and other products. A complete list of prohibited importation into the Russian Federation of products -