The foreign Minister of the European Union have the possibility to take an opinion on the extension of economic sanctions against Russia at the meeting of Ministers of foreign Affairs in Luxembourg on 22 June.
The extension of sanctions against Russia will occur at the meeting of Ministers of foreign Affairs of the EU on 22 June, and without any discussion, informs The wall Street Journal.
first, it was expected that the EU leaders will adopt a conclusion on sanctions at a conference in Brussels on 25-26 June. The format of the discussion to date has not been Scheduled, but several diplomats said that the head of the EU foreign Ministers will agree on the extension of sanctions at the meeting in Luxembourg. Yesterday the head of the Czech foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralek said that the penalties imposed by the EU against Russia will be retained until the end of 2015. June 8, the American leader Barack Obama said that partners USA G7 assured renewal after July of sanctions against Russia. Before that, the UK Prime Minister Cameron D. has stated that the penalties against the capital of Russia must be extended prior to the implementation of the Minsk agreements, which must be respected for both Ukraine and Russia. For his part, head of the French Republic Francois Hollande said that the issue of extending sanctions against Russia will be discussed by the European Council in June. Remember, in the final statement of the "big seven" it is reported that the G7 leaders stand ready to impose further restrictive measures against Russia in connection with the conflict in Ukraine. The Kremlin said that " there is nothing new on the results of the summit of the group of seven in Germany on the issue of punishment relative to Russia, there have been ".