Medvedev offered Putin to extend the counter for another year
The Prime Minister said that “the regime of mutual economic restrictions has no prospects”.
Moscow. June 29. INTERFAX.RU Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said that in response to the extension of the EU sanctions against Russia will extend until 31 December 2018, the action response.
“In this situation we will react adequately. Yesterday this was the question we discussed with the President. The government will submit the proposal to extend the retaliatory measures by one year until 31 December 2018”, — said Medvedev at a government meeting on Thursday. Medvedev claims that Russia is forced to take this step and to protect its national interests, and to support the agricultural sector.
Farmers have repeatedly asked us for the extension of such measures and how to define the term, how they will act in the near future. We will do this and I’m sure they will be able to take advantage of these opportunities in full.Dmitry Medvedev
At the same time, he said that “a regime of mutual economic restrictions has no prospects”.
The EU Council on Wednesday started of June 26, a written procedure, which approved a six-month extension of restrictive measures sectoral economic nature against Russia in connection with the situation in the East of Ukraine.
In the European Union fate of these sanctions remains tied to the fulfilment by the Russian side to the Minsk agreements, said yesterday “Interfax” the European diplomatic source.