Vladimir Dobrovolsky. Sweden supports the extension of sanctions Against Russia before the end of 2015 And believes that the decision about This should be discussed by the EU on March 19-20, said the head of the Swedish foreign Ministry Margot wallstr?m at the meeting of foreign Ministers of the EU in Riga in the first day of the weekend.
"I think that to solve the CoE. We need a unanimous vote to make This decision. We want to make a decision earlier, It is required to be on the agenda of the Council of Europe, " said she, answering the question, do economic sanctions Against the Russian Federation to be extended.
by her expression, It's bound to happen at the conference the EU in March." We prefer that the decision was made at this point. Better earlier than later. And be prepared to answer to any situation that will develop, " he said.
"This is what We believe, ought to be the position of the European Council. Them to decide by itself. The most important thing is to be United, " said wahlstr?m in response to the question whether Sweden to extend economic sanctions Against the Russian Federation before the end of the year.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation Against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of the citizens of the region. According to the summary data of the United Nations, victims of the conflict began more than 6 thousand people. Against Russia, the West has imposed a series of sanctions, because the Ukrainian Authorities, as well as the USA And the EU many times accused Moscow of interfering in Ukraine. Russia denies It And calls the accusations are unacceptable. Moscow has repeatedly said that is not a party to domestic conflict And uninvolved in the events in the South-East, is interested in Ukraine overcame political And economic crisis.
Western countries from March 2014 has repeatedly imposed punishment because of the position of Russia in Ukraine. The last case of using such practices were the limits imposed in February 2015, when was expanded sanctions list of the EU.
The list of Russian Citizens And organizations, who are under punishment, the material of the Fins news