Tatiana Firsova. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who said yesterday that he considered it necessary to link the duration of the punishment relative to Russia with the Minsk agreement on the settlement of the Ukraine, thinks this is a Perfectly logical decision.
"the reason for the imposition of penalties July And September were the separatists attack with Russian support in the Donetsk And Lugansk regions. And only when there is an obvious territorial integrity of Ukraine, the occasion will not disappear until the end, " said Merkel correspondents in Brussels, live broadcast of the press conference maintains a website of the European Commission.
"It is logical that We associate one with the other and still want punishment would be able to remove, everything must be done to ensure that the Treaty of Minsk were made," said the Chancellor.
According to Merkel, the above corresponds to the logic behavior of the West." We have said that the penalties will be imposed when there is a specific reason, And they will be removed when this occasion will be no more, " said she.
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