Removing punishment from Russia has No relation to the situation in the Syrian Arab Republic and has the ability to be implemented only if the implementation of the Minsk agreements, said the Minister of foreign Affairs of France Laurent Fabius.
according to his statement, the head of the French Republic Francois Hollande during the visit to the capital of Russia discussed with the Russian leader Vladimir Putin a question about lifting sanctions.
"Yesterday We were little pronounced. Do not hide that the punishment will be lifted only when will be implemented the Minsk process, " said the French head of the Ministry, reports news Agency. Because of this, he added, the parties will continue meeting in " Norman format "." We - Germany, France, Russia, Ukraine and hold meetings. The goal is that in March (2016) there were held the elections, " Fabius showed. November 23, authorized White house Josh Ernest said that North America is Not willing to mitigate the punishment is relatively Russia in exchange for the fight against the terrorist group " Islamic state ". On November 16 the leaders of the US, the UK, Germany, France and Italy came to a common vision that the punishment against Russia will remain until the full implementation of the Minsk agreements. Fifteen November, the head of the European Council Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on the sidelines of the summit of "big twenty" told that the abolition of the punishment against capital of Russia will occur only after will be made in Minsk consensus. October 23, German Chancellor Angela Merkel made it clear that Russia should Not expect early withdrawal penalties.