NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg during a meeting with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said there was the need to speak on the extension of economic sanctions against Russia.
"We all condemn the aggression in Eastern Ukraine. We have to talk about the renewal of economic sanctions concerning Russia "– cites RIA "news" words of the NATO Secretary General.
"We support the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine, its choice of where and in which direction to go, – it is the right of every country. We support the unconditional implementation of the Minsk agreements ", - has added the Secretary General. On Tuesday, the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation S. Lavrov Century said that the pressure of the sanctions policy of the EU is not conducive to the establishment of cooperation between Russia and the EU, as well as among them in the sphere of energy cooperation. In June, the EU Council formally extended punishment against Russia for another six months – until 31 January 2016. In addition, on 19 June, the Council of the European Union officially confirmed the extension of sanctions on Crimea and Sevastopol until June 23, 2016. The Russian President Vladimir Putin, for his part, said the signing of the decree on the extension of protective measures from 6 August 2015, and the Cabinet of Ministers of Russia issued a decree on the renewal of countermeasures relative to the countries that supported anti-Russian punishment. Remember, Russia in the last month of summer 2014 limited the import of food items from countries that have entered against her punishment.