The head of the presidential administration Sergei Ivanov said that the prospects for withdrawal penalties are pretty vague And ask me to remove them Russia will not.
"I see they are quite vague to ask them to remove Russia will not "? RIA "news" words of the head of administration of the Kremlin on the prospects of lifting the sanctions with 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. 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. At the same time Moscow has stated many times that not privy to the events in the South-East of Ukraine, not a party to domestic conflict And is interested in Ukraine overcame political And economic crisis.