Vladimir Dobrovolsky. Luxembourg As the future head of the EU expects That the conclusion on the extension of economic sanctions against Russia will be made at the conference the EU at the end of June, should be extended for six months - till January 2016, said the permanent representative of Luxembourg to the EU Christian brown.
Luxembourg will hold the EU presidency from July to December 2015.
"As for the Ukrainian issue, of course, will be the extension of the punishment, the principal decision will be made at the conference in June, in July it will be decorated in a mandatory framework. As presidents We wish the penalties were increased for six months, it concerns (timing) implementation of the Minsk agreements, " said brown, representing the priorities of the Luxembourg presidency.
"We believe That in connection with the framework of the Minsk agreements is not necessary to consider question (about life punishment - ed.) in a hurry at the end of the year. We believe That we need another month to evaluate the situation of implementation of the Minsk agreements. In the first month of the year it will be necessary to assess the situation and then approve regulatory documents ", - said the Ambassador.
Economic penalties against Russia expires at the end of July 2015. The EU summit will be held June 25-26.
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: USA, EU, Canada, Australia and Norway. A ban were beef, pork, poultry, sausages, fish, vegetables, fruits, dairy products and several other products.
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 March 2015, when expanded sanctions List Australia.
The list of Russian citizens and organizations who have fallen Under the punishment - in the material of the Fins news