Prime Minister ewa kopacz nourishes the hope that the EU will continue its policy of sanctions with respect to Russia.
in Brussels on 19-20 March passes the EU summit, at which European leaders will discuss the extension of sanctions Against Russia over the situation in Ukraine.
"We need to be rigorous and open, summarizing the results of the summit (to understand) that we will continue punishment ", - quotes Agency the words kopacz, she said before the EU summit in Brussels.
in her vision, the extension of sanctions Against Russia is the only way to end the conflict in the East of Ukraine.
"I'm sure development (sanctions) the conference will focus on the facts, and I hope for the responsible conduct of member countries (EU), speak (about it) in one voice," stressed the President.
Against Russia, the West has imposed a series of sanctions, because the Ukrainian authorities, as well as the United States and the European Union has repeatedly accused Moscow of meddling in Ukraine's Affairs. Russia denies it and calls such accusations are unacceptable. Moscow has repeatedly stated that it is not a party to domestic conflict and not privy to the events in the Southeast, is interested in Ukraine to overcome the political and economic crisis.
Western countries from March 2014 has repeatedly imposed sentences because of the position of Russia in Ukraine. The last case of the use of such practices were the limits imposed in March 2015, when was expanded US sanction List.
A list of Russian citizens and organizations that have come under penalties - in the material of the Fin news