The Council of the European Union is not recommended that the conference of the EU fresh penalties against Russia, said on the first day of the week the Minister of foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevi?ius.
" Not today, but it has a possibility to be made at any time ", - he said, answering the question, recommend whether the Ministers at the conference the EU 26-27 June in Brussels to toughen the regime of sanctions in regard to Russia, ITAR-TASS reported. According to the Minister, the subject of negotiations remain as " dot measures " visa restrictions on officials of Russia, and " developments of the European Commission in the field of economic sanctions. First Minister of foreign Affairs of the Netherlands Frans Timmermans said that 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 concerning Russia. 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.