The head of the European Council Donald Tusk will offer EU leaders at the conference to Express support for the preservation of penalties against Russia until the full implementation of the Minsk agreement, said the EU Commissioner.
EU leaders will discuss the anti-punishment at the upcoming summit on 19-20 March. If Leaders do not vote unanimously for the renewal of restrictive measures against Russian credit institutions and organisations, introduced because of the Ukrainian downs, penalties will expire this summer. First high-ranking EU Commissioner said that the EU Leaders are unlikely to accept an opinion on the extension of economic sanctions against Russia due to the lack of consensus, the matter will have the opportunity to defer until July.
dialogues " channel four ", held on 12 February, came amid a sharp aggravation of the situation in the Donbass, provoked by the Ukrainian security forces, who, having increased strength, began to storm the position of the militia. Following the meeting, the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany have taken a set of measures involving, for example, the ceasefire in the Donbass from February fifteen, the withdrawal of heavy weapons and the development of the security zone.