Moscow is ready to resume ties with the EU when the European partners are ripe, said at a press conference in the Russian capital, the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation S. Lavrov In..
"We didn't start the freezing of relations and will be ready to resume as soon as prior to that will ripen our European partners ", - said the Minister.
Relations between Russia and the West deteriorated in connection with the situation in Ukraine. At the end of July, the EU and the US from point penalties against private individuals and organizations have moved to the measures against entire sectors of Russia's economy. In response, Russia restricted imports of food items from countries that have entered against her punishment.