Ambassador: Italy will monitor the situation for decision on sanctions
Italy will observe how the situation is developing for deciding how to vote on the issue of anti-sanctions at the conference of the European Union in March this year, said Tuesday correspondents Ambassador of Italy in the Russian capital Cesare Maria Ragaglini.
on the first day of the week in Brussels, the Ministers of foreign Affairs of the European Union conducted a "strategic debate" on relations with Russia. Above the head of the EU diplomacy Federica Mogherini said that the head of the EU foreign Ministers will not take decisions on sanctions against Russia, they will continue the already started the discussion And prepare decisions for the future meetings of the EU.
" There are still two months before the deadline. And I Wish to remind you that there are different terms for different types of punishments. We'll have to see how the situation develops over 2 months, " said the Italian Ambassador.
Thus, answering the question of what he wanted this year, he admitted that as the Ambassador hoped that in 2015 the Russian Federation And the European Union will find a reasonable solution for the break in their relationship ".
in connection with the situation in Ukraine at the end of July 2014, the EU And the United States from a 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.
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