Statement by Austria and Germany criticized the new package of anti-Russian sanctions can be regarded as a turning point, said the head of the Duma Committee on international Affairs Leonid Slutsky. A statement by the Deputy arrived in edition”.ru” on Thursday, June 15.
“For the first time since 2014 the European high-level policy drew attention to the fact that the sanctions policy of the USA against Russia contrary to international law is an important and, at last, a sensible conclusion. It’s kind of a turning point in the American expansion of the United States to the European institutions,” he said.
The parliamentarian did not rule out that Europe no longer satisfied with imposing Washington’s landmarks, including relations with Moscow. Slutsky stressed that the previously introduced anti-Russian sanctions have caused great damage to its economy.
Earlier Thursday, the Federation Council member Sergei Tsekov told “Tape.ru” said that criticism of new U.S. sanctions against Russia indicates growing contradictions between European and American authorities. He stressed that Moscow is a good signal.
June 15 diplomatic offices of Germany and Austria issued a statement condemning the project of new US sanctions against the Russian fuel and energy complex. It notes that they will create a danger for European companies that are involved in the energy supply of the continent.