Media: Minister of economy of Switzerland postponed his visit to the Russian Federation
Minister of economy of Switzerland Johann Schneider-Ammann has postponed a planned visit to the Russian Federation because of the situation in Ukraine, informs portal Romandie. Com.
according to the information portal, Schneider-Ammann postponed the visit, planned for October." I decided to postpone the visit to the Russian Federation until then, until I could not go there, accompanied by a delegation of businessmen ", - quotes the portal message Schneider-Ammann. He added that the visit may take place not Earlier than in 2015.
before the Swiss Parliament cancelled the invitation of the head of the state Duma Sergei Naryshkin in the legislature and his meeting with the President of the lower house of the Swiss Parliament.
in early August, the Swiss government has expanded its sanctions list in connection with the position of Russia in Ukraine and added 26 Residents of the Russian Federation and Ukraine and 18 organizations. Thus, the total number of persons covered punishment Switzerland, reached 87 and organizations 20.
Kyiv authorities since April of conduct in the East of Ukraine military operation directed against dissatisfied with the February coup d'etat citizens of Donbass. According to the UN, from mid-April to 10 August in Ukraine forcibly deprived of life, more than 2 thousand civilians, about 5 thousand wounded. In the Russian capital a special operation called punitive and evangelizing the world community to take all possible measures to stop the fire.