Foreign Minister Erkki Tuomioja said that if necessary, Helsinki ready to impose fresh sanctions against Russia, but the country does not have a clear picture of what is happening.
"We (Finland) do not exclude the introduction of additional sanctions (against Russia), if need be," said Tuomioja in conversation broadcasting Corporation Yle. The head of the Finnish foreign Ministry drew attention that Helskinki " there is no clear picture of what is happening ".
On Tuesday, Reuters citing sources informed that the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the member countries of the European Union have the opportunity to ask the European Commission to prepare on Thursday fresh punishment regarding Russia. Later the source of the Last news confirmed that Ministers have the opportunity to ask the European Commission to consider additional penalties, however, until it is not clear whether the speech can go about a point sanctions or about the increasing economic pressure on the Russian Federation. Official authorized head of the EU diplomacy Maya Kocijancic also stated that the EU until can't say what fresh punishment in connection with the situation in Ukraine will be discussed by the foreign Ministers of the EU on Thursday, but the services the EU has prepared options.
The extraordinary meeting of the foreign Ministers of the EU Ukraine will take place on Thursday. Before the EU imposed sanctions against Russia, citing the deteriorating situation in the East of Ukraine. Moscow considers such activities illegal, as it is not a party to the conflict.
Western countries since March has repeatedly imposed punishment on a number of Russian politicians, businessmen and organizations because of the position of Russia in Ukraine. The last case of the use of such practices began in December limits, when the head of the U.S. announced an economic blockade of the Crimea, and in the sanctions List included a number of famous figures from the Crimea and Eastern Ukraine.
The list of Russian Citizens and organizations, first fell under the sentence, the material of the Fins news