Brazil does not recognize and does not support the punishment of the West towards Russia, said on Wednesday the Minister of foreign Affairs of Brazil Maura Vieira in the conversation.
"(Brazil) said unilateral punishment tool, the legality of which is disputed. For this reason we do not recognize and are not supported ", - said the Minister of foreign Affairs of Brazil in the conversation Sputnik.
Vieira noticed that Brazil does not want to accept the punishment taken outside the legal framework of the UN. He also said that " punishment is not conducive to building a relationship of trust between the parties for a peaceful political solution of issues and create obstacles to the resumption of economic enhancement of the region ".
review of the head of the Brazilian foreign Ministry, the Country must give priority to political dialogue and diplomacy as the main tools to overcome the differences that it has become the most effective way of overcoming conflicts.
Relations between Russia and the West deteriorated in connection with the situation in Ukraine. EU countries, USA and Canada in the spring of the past year have introduced against Russia 1st batch of sentences, then It was expanded. In response, Russia in the last month of summer 2014 has imposed retaliatory punishment which has spread to the products of the agricultural sector from the USA, EU, Canada, Australia and Norway.