Yatsenyuk tried to convince the US and the EU to extend penalties against Russia
Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk tried to convince the US And the European Union to extend anti-Russian sanctions. "We believe that punishment (against Russia ? approx. OPINION) have a duty to be pursued And all countries of EU And USA ", ? quoted Yatsenyuk in the message on the Internet office of the Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers. This message Yatsenyuk made at the meeting with extraordinary And Plenipotentiary ambassadors of the countries "big seven" And EU members. The head of the Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers also tried to persuade together to fight against global terrorism And " Russian aggression ". First on Thursday, Prime Minister Medvedev D. A. said that the Russian Federation does not ask And would not ask the Western countries to cancel the punishment is relatively capital of Russia. Before the media reported that the Confederation of States close to the extension of the punishment is relatively capital of Russia And is considering 3 possible options, And the extension of restrictive measures for three to four months. The Cabinet of Ministers of Russia has decided from 1 January to enter the food embargo on Ukraine. It was a response to the annexation of Kiev to the European sanctions against Russia. According to Medvedev, Ukraine's losses from Russian food embargo will be hundreds And hundreds of million dollars. The Head of Ministry of economic development Alexei Ulyukayev said that in the case of extension of sanctions by Brussels against Russia for another six months the introduction of new response to the EU is unlikely to be appropriate. 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.