In the European Union were afraid of the growing role of Russia in world politics after Scrivania in the Syrian conflict, said the Vice-speaker of the state Duma Nikolay Levichev, explaining the data in the media about the possible extension of sanctions.
first journal Handelsblatt citing high-ranking sources in the EU And the German government has informed that the EU in the early winter have an option to extend economic sanctions on Russia for six months.
"in the European Union were afraid of the growing role of Russia in world politics after her strong Scrivania in the Syrian conflict. And decided to extend the penalties against us, returning, thus, forgotten by all Ukraine in the political agenda, " - said Levichev correspondents.
He clarified that the Russian Federation is placed under sanctions for more than a year." The EU And the USA, apparently sincerely expected that the Russian Federation very quickly change the course of its foreign policy in favor of Western interests. But high expectations usually lead to the opposite results, " - said the people's Deputy.
"Russia has not changed its policy on Ukraine. It is because mediation And peacekeeping role of our country the acute phase of the conflict could repay, " He said.
Levichev showed that the number of European parliamentarians supporting the strategy of the Russian Federation, is increased." about that claim at least the visits of the French And Italian partners in the Crimea ", - He added.
"The events in the Syrian Arab Republic And the participation of Russia in operations against ISIS allow us to speak about the fact that the U.S. monopoly on the use of force to restore order wherever in the world came to an end. For this reason, all anti-Russian punishment, paradoxically, only reinforce our foreign policy influence, " says Levichev.