On the issue of extending the anti-Russian sanctions in the EU leadership is dominated by personal position is aggressive Russophobic minorities, told in the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
"as long as, unfortunately, there is a situation when the issue of extension of sanctions against Russian citizens and organizations dominated by aggressive personal position Russophobic minorities in the leadership of the European Union and its member countries ", - stated in the petition, posted on the Internet office of the Foreign Ministry.
"This ignores the arguments of private economists and political scientists About the ineffectiveness of restrictive measures against Russia, and also about the damage caused to the economy of the EU in connection with the introduction of these illegal from the standpoint of international law punishment ", - said depodesta. At Smolensk hope that "gradually in the EU will prevail pragmatic and sensible approaches to building new political relationships with Russia, based on mutually beneficial economic partnership. "" there is another aspect – full-contrived reasons why the anti-Russian punishment was introduced and is now being extended. Only in Washington and Brussels believe they invented the mantra that the Russian Federation does not fulfill the Minsk agreement. If someone does not fulfill their is Kiev, which enjoys undisputed patronage of the West ", - reported in circulation. The Foreign Ministry recalled that " the Russian response solutions are fully legitimate – in Accordance with international law, a state may take countermeasures in order to protect and restore their legitimate interests."" All persons involved in our "stop list" had been introduced in consequence of the provisions of the Federal law from fifteen August 1996 n 114-FZ "About the sequence of exit from the Russian Federation and entering the Russian Federation" ) ", - stated in international Ministry." Naturally, the validity of the Russian "stop-list" depends on the appropriate steps from the European Union. We have no need to extend this list of " chunks ", as does the EU – it will be valid until canceled are their restrictive measures. In case of disagreement Brussels from his T. N." blacklist "our answer will not keep you waiting," the statement said. The Committee of permanent Plenipotentiaries of the member countries of the EU decided to extend until March 2016, the individual punishment against the people of Russia and Ukraine, which the European Union considers responsible for undermining the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine. It is expected that the EU Council will adopt the decision up to fifteen September.