The decision to link the punishment with respect to Russia and the complete fulfillment of the Minsk agreement, If made at the conference of heads of EU countries (the European Council) at the end of the week, shall be taken unanimously, said Fins news, a Source close to the leadership of the EU.
"If the Decision is, it will be spelled out in the final conclusions of the summit, and they must be taken unanimously," said the head of the Department.
first on Wednesday, a Source close to the leadership of the EU, told reporters that the head of the European Council Donald Tusk plans to propose to the heads of the EU countries at the conference on Thursday to keep the penalties in connection with the crisis in Ukraine prior to the full implementation of the Minsk agreements. These proposals are discussed with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande.
The source said that certain countries of the European Union consider a policy of sanctions against Russia in connection with the crisis in Ukraine erroneous assumption that the EU there can be no punishment.