The European Union and the United States are working on new sanctions against Russia because of the capture of 24 Ukrainian sailors off the coast of Crimea.
On Tuesday, January 12, writes Sky News, citing sources in diplomatic circles.
It is noted that the Brussels and Washington coordinate their actions to gain influence on the regime of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Britain and other allies the EU insist on the new “restrictive measures”, which will be announced by the European Union in the coming weeks, said three sources.
“Right, what are we going to raise costs on Russia for its actions”, – quotes the edition of the interlocutor.
It is expected that foreign Ministers of 28 countries-EU members will discuss the prospect of further sanctions in the framework of a broader discussion about the situation in Ukraine during a meeting of the foreign Affairs Council in Brussels.
Recall, Ukraine in response to aggression Russia is preparing “Azov package” of sanctions. New anti-Russian measures Kiev is considering together with international partners. This was told in an interview with the Minister of infrastructure Vladimir Omelian.
According to him, after the attack on the Ukrainian Russian ships in the Kerch Strait, the Ministry of Infrastructure explained Western partners regarding the aggression of Russia, since not all understood the situation, and that’s a good result.