From USA suffer punishment And the European organisation, do not with his colleagues, and the vassals who dared to act on their own, said the head of Vladimir Putin.
"as an example, a real epidemic of fines, And European organizations. From USA in the course are flimsy excuses that severely punished those who dared to violate us unilateral punishment. You know, it has the ability to be, not the Russian thing, but we have a discussion club, for this reason I will allow myself to ask: so the associates go? No, so do the vassals who dared to act on their own, they punish them for bad behavior ", – quotes Putin RIA " Novosti ".
Putin takes part in the final plenary session of the 12th annual meeting of the international discussion club " Valdai ". 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. On 22 June, the EU Council formally extended the penalties against Russia for another six months, until 31 January 2016. The President's press Secretary Dmitry Peskov called the extension of the EU sanctions against Russia unjustified And illegal. And, according to his statement, Russia will proceed from the principle of reciprocity. The Russian President Vladimir Putin 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 extension of the countermeasures relative to the countries that supported anti-Russian punishment. The EU is obliged to consider the question of waiver or extension of anti-Russian sanctions in January 2016.