The Commissioner of the White house Josh Ernest confirmed that if Russia will not meet the requirements of the West against the Ukrainian settlement by 30 June, the possibility of new sanctions will grow - but would not directly link the possibility of such punishment readily capital of Russia cooperating on these requirements.
Ernest reminded reporters in the cabin of the presidential plane that North America and the EU expect from Russia until June 30, actions contributing to the de-escalation of the situation in Ukraine. The European Council asked in a persistent form by Monday impact on the de-escalation, expressing readiness otherwise be collected at any time to discuss fresh punishment concerning Russia.
" This (June 30) important day. I am currently not ready to draw a clear line between these steps and punishment, " said Ernest.
" We have made clear that they are ready to act Together with partners and colleagues, to further isolate the Russian Federation, " added the Commissioner of the White house.
The U.S. and EU imposed a punishment on a number of Russian politicians, businessmen and organizations after joining in March of Crimea in structure of the Russian Federation on the results of the referendum. The Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation has named these penalties counterproductive. The West many times threatened to make wider punishment, as well as Among them typing limits on exports to the Russian Federation technologies for the oil and gas sector.
Washington wants the EU readiness for the introduction of a round of sanctions against Russia, which the White house accused of interfering in the situation in Ukraine. Among the European partners of the US capital there is no unity on the issue. The President of the Russian Federation centuries Putin has stated many times that the Russian Federation is not a party to the conflict in Ukraine.