Head fantsii Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel does not believe that the question of possible sanctions against Russia in connection with the situation in the Syrian Arab Republic requires unerring fashion decisions.
"We have plans to continue discussions on the situations and events in the Syrian Arab Republic, bombing taking place there. Without a doubt, have the opportunity to be taken regarding punishment of those responsible for such lawlessness. At this point in time I can't complement exactly what the punishment will be accepted, But they must meet the danger of the situation ", - said Hollande.
He said that "Russia already is subject to sanctions in connection with Ukraine and the topic will be aluminates in the context of our General discussion about relations with Moscow," the news Agency reports Hollande said that " the current dialogue with Vladimir Putin were aimed to lay the groundwork for future action by the fall - But confirmation of this can be obtained only in a few days."" But if the pause in hostilities will be continued, it will be the first, though still a timid step forward. However, to get on the right path, we still expected to do a lot of steps, " - said Hollande. Speaking about the prospects of the introduction of new penalties the EU against Russia, Merkel did not Exclude that this issue will be aluminates in Brussels opening on Thursday the summit." Cannot be excluded, But tomorrow in the first place will be a discussion about how to help people, " said Merkel." Attention must be focused on how to help people and to use all the contacts, for help, for example, the Red Cross to deliver at least one convoy that had a light at the end of the tunnel ", - said the Head of the German Cabinet. Last week the media said that Germany, UK, France and some other countries of Europe are studying the possibility of introducing penalties regarding not more than 12 citizens of Russia because of the situation in the Syrian city of Aleppo. On the first day of the week the Head of European diplomacy Federica Mogherini said that none of the countries of the European Union do not propose to introduce penalties against Russia because of the situation in the Syrian Arab Republic. The Minister for foreign Affairs of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier, for his part, expressed his skeptical attitude to the sanctions against Russia because of the situation in the Syrian Arab Republic.