Alexander Shishlo. The message of the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker on Russia, made them yesterday at a Symposium in the German city of Passau are not something new, the previous position of the EC remains, said on the last working day of the week official Commissioner of the European Commission Margaritis Schinas.
The West must call Russia properly and carry on with her work as an equal partner, said, for example, Junker. According to him, the US have their own desires, and the EU on the Russian Federation is obliged to have its own strategic desires.
"the head of the Commission Juncker and Juncker in full force in the course of the decisions of the European Union on Russia and fully adheres to them and works with the countries-EU members in policy limits, which are set," said Shinas, answering a reporter's question whether the statements of Juncker as the prologue to the abolition of the punishment of the EU against Russia.
Relations between Russia and the West deteriorated in connection with the situation in Ukraine. At the end of July 2014, the EU and the US from point penalties against certain individuals and organizations have moved to the measures against entire sectors of the Russian economy. Russia in the last month of summer 2014 has limited the import of food items from countries that have imposed against her punishment: USA, EU, Canada, Australia and Norway. In June 2015, in response to the extension of the sanctions Russia has extended food embargo until 5 August 2016.