The Ministers of foreign Affairs of the countries of the European Union do not intend to take on the first day of the decision on new sanctions in regard to Russia, said Minister of foreign Affairs of the Netherlands Frans Timmermans.
" I think there will be no solutions. We will discuss (it) today. If there is a need to examine this issue by the end of the week, then the end of the week will pass the summit of the EU, which can also discuss the issue, " said Timmermans Before the meeting of the European Council on foreign relations, RIA " Novosti ". On Sunday stated that the head of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso and the head of governments of the Baltic States took place at the first day weekend in Tallinn meeting made a proposal to discuss the introduction of new sanctions concerning Russia. Before that, the head of Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel also discussed the situation in Ukraine and possible imposition of new sanctions against Russia. Recall, in March the West, not recognizing the unification of Russia and Crimea, has imposed punishment on a number of Russian politicians and businessmen. At the end of April the US in connection with the situation in Ukraine is included in the sanctions list of the 7 Russian nationals and 17 organizations, widening it to almost 50 politicians and entrepreneurs from Russia and Ukraine. The European Union has extended sanctions list of Russian citizens for another fifteen, and later on 13 persons - up to 61 people. However, the media wrote that the danger of the American administration to apply to Russia of fresh punishment because of its interference in the internal Affairs of Ukraine expired.