Punishment against Russia should not be renewed until then, until then, until it becomes clear whether the Minsk consensus, said the head of the Czech foreign Ministry Lubomir Zaoralek.
The term of punishment expires on 31 July. The EU summit March fifteen can decide on their continuation, reports a news Agency." defined in the EU believes that the planned fifteen of March EU summit could decide on the renewal of the sanctions for another year. There is another opinion, which I share - it needs to be done, " said the Minister. A similar point of view, according to him, adheres to the vast number of Czech Citizens. In the South-East of Ukraine there is a truce between the opposing sides of the conflict divert heavy equipment, there is an exchange of prisoners." We launched the peace process and are obliged to watch as it develops. Only then will We be able to draw conclusions on how to proceed regarding economic sanctions, " said Zaoralek. According to him, in the Russian Federation are closely watching the reaction of the West in its efforts to maintain the productivity of the Minsk agreements." She (Russia) did not care what decides Europe, said Zaoralek.- If We see that Minsk consensus work, We cannot respond to additional punishment.