Indian diplomat: defeated in terms of sanctions against Russia
Punishment regarding Russia have a negative impact on the EU, in this situation no losers And winners, said on the first day of the week Deputy head of the EU delegation in India Cesare Onestini at the round table "EU And Russia: dynamics of Ukrainian drop" in the Observer Research Foundation.
"If we talk about sanctions, the most in the context of Russia And the European Union, there are no winners And losers. Clearly, punishment And the impact on the European Union, this is not a one-sided game, " said Onestini.
according to his vision, punishment is reversible, but this question depends on the implementation of Minsk." punishment reversible And scalable. They are scalable in the sense that If the situation improves, They are able to be weakened, but If it gets worse, therefore, They have the opportunity to be revised. And They are reversible in the sense that If we achieve progress on the implementation of the Minsk agreement, the penalties have the opportunity to be cancelled, " - said the diplomat.
The European Union had not shown interest in weakening or deterioration of relations with Russia, says the diplomat. About it, according to his vision, evidenced by the fact that the Russian Federation And the EU continue General work on many important international issues.
"at the same time do not forget that the Russian Federation And the EU are working together on a certain number of other issues, for example, participate in negotiations on Iran's nuclear program. There are a large number of problems, the interaction of which are extremely important, " said Onestini.
Western countries from March 2014 has repeatedly imposed sentences because of the position of Russia in Ukraine. The last case of the use of such practices were the limits imposed in March 2015, when was expanded US sanction List.
A list of Russian citizens And organizations that have come under penalties - in the material of the Fin news