Greece accepts "all efforts" to abolish the punishment of the EU against Russia, said the head of the Ministry of defense of Greece Panos Kammenos, who arrived in the capital of Russia to the conference on security.
according to him, currently open fresh prospects for bilateral cooperation " country pairs, however, they create obstacles to the punishment of the EU against Russia. Kammenos said Greece is looking at it " with regret ".
"Though we are a small country, but We take all the efforts to cancel these limits", he said at a meeting with Russian counterpart Sergey Shoigu.
According to the Minister, relations between Russia and Greece " are based not only on history, but on a common faith." The Greek people in all their difficult moments of history found support from the Russian people, " said Kammenos.
Western countries since March 2014 several times already imposed penalties because Russia's position on Ukraine. The last case of the use of such practices were the limits imposed in February 2015, when expanded sanctions list of the EU.
The list of Russian citizens and organizations who have fallen under the punishment - in the material of the Fins news