The Austrian foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz spoke against the adoption of economic sanctions concerning Russia, however, supported the introduction of an embargo on arms, informs the Austrian magazine.
Kurz reminded that in February was offered to impose a ban on arms deliveries to the Russian Federation.
" Then, this proposal was not supported by the majority. Today I have a feeling that more and more of Ministers of foreign Affairs of the support it, " said Kurz in Brussels on Tuesday held the meeting of foreign Ministers of the EU countries.
He noticed that the issue of imposing sanctions against the whole branches of economy of the Russian Federation are obliged to discuss the leaders of the EU countries. For this reason, Today there is no question of such punishments, said Kurz.
After the disaster at the square of Ukraine Malaysian aircraft of the USA and EU countries conduct the dialogue on strengthening sanctions concerning Russia. Before the conference, the EU's largest EU countries - France and Germany - have opposed the embargo on the Russian defence industry, the need of which had insisted London and Warsaw. Britain wants again to announce the requirement to go to penalties of 3-rd level (against the entire economy sectors). France believes that punishment must be on the 2nd level (against persons and individual companies). The US has already imposed a punishment on a number of Russian raw materials and military organizations.