The European Union tends to smooth out the current contradictions with Russia, however, this issue is directly linked to the implementation of the Minsk agreements on Ukraine, said Tuesday a senior EU Commissioner.
"The aim of our policy is as well as among them in order to reduce concerns that manifests the Russian Federation, but all of this is linked to the full implementation of the Minsk agreements ", - said the head of the Department.
Against Russia, the West has imposed a series of penalties in connection with the accusations against Moscow of meddling in Ukraine's Affairs, which in April the beginning of last year in the Donbass military operation Against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of the region. Russia calls such accusations are unacceptable. Moscow has repeatedly stated that it is not a party to domestic conflict and is not privy to the events in the South-East, is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis.