Foreign Minister of Lithuania Linas Linkevi?ius said that nourishes the hope that on November 17, the European Union will extend the restrictive measures against Russia, Lithuania informs journal.
According to the Minister, the EU may impose fresh penalties with respect to part of Russian Citizens and leaders of the self-proclaimed DND and LNR. The linkevi?ius noticed that Lithuania proposes to introduce restrictive measures, including a ban on entry into the EU and freezing of the assets of the part of the Inhabitants on the area of Europe.
" I have a dream that we will be able to reach agreement on additional sanctions, " said Minister of foreign Affairs of Lithuania.
The Minister also said that the question of the extension of economic sanctions At this point in time is not considered, although, according to his statement, he has not yet exhausted."
first it was rumored that the head of the Russian Federation centuries Putin has no plans initiative to raise the issue of sanctions in regard to Russia, but is willing to discuss this issue, which he considers geopolitical mistake of the West.
Relations between Russia and the West deteriorated in connection with the situation in Ukraine. At the end of July, the EU and the US from point penalties against private individuals and organizations turned to measures against sectors of the Russian economy. In response, Russia has restricted the import of food items from countries that have introduced in relation to penalties: USA, EU, Canada, Australia and Norway.