The authorities of NATO countries campaigning to be prepared to tighten economic sanctions against Russia, in a message on the Internet office of the NATO parliamentary Assembly.
The Commonwealth should "be ready to toughen the punishment, if Russia will not violate the obligation" (Minsk agreements - ed.), the draft decisions approved by the Committee on Economics and security NATO parliamentary Assembly.
the document stresses that the Authorities of the countries of the bloc shall be obliged to provide "full support" to the Ukrainian government and try to weaken the economic influence of the Russian Federation by reducing Europe's dependence on Russian oil and gas.
in opinion of parliamentarians, the current penalties are obliged to remain as long, as long as the Treaty on the stop fire in Eastern Ukraine, concluded in Minsk in February this year, will not be fully implemented.
The members of the NATO parliamentary Assembly I notice that the West wants to maintain ties with Moscow despite tensions over the situation in Ukraine and in the Syrian Arab Republic.
the final decision shall be adopted on the first day of the week at the plenary session of the Commonwealth in Norwegian Stavanger.
Relations between Russia and the West deteriorated in connection with the situation in Ukraine. In 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. In response, Russia restricted imports of food items from countries that have imposed against her punishment. In June this year the EU extended the punishment until January 2016, Moscow has decided to extend food for a year embargo.
Ukrainian Authorities and Western countries blame the Russian Federation interference in the internal Affairs of Ukraine. Russia denies it and calls such accusations unacceptable. Moscow repeatedly stated that it is not a party to domestic conflict, not privy to the events in the South-East and is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis.
The list of Russian citizens and organizations that fall under punishment, - in the material of the Fins news