Steinmeier advocates gradual easing of sanctions against Russia

Source : 112 Ukraine

He proposed to consider to "gradually remove sanctions" when reaching "significant progress" in implementation of "Minsk-2"
18:54, 11 June 2016

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German Foreign Minister considers it wrong to leave unchanged anti-Russian sanctions until the full execution of the Minsk agreements. The head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Frank-Walter Steinmeier stated this, speaking to businessmen in Berlin, reports "Ukrinform".

"My proposal was as follows: there should not be forbidden to talk about whether there is a reasonable use of the Minsk agreements to sanctions regime", - said Steinmeier.

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He proposed to consider in order to "gradually remove sanctions" when reaching "significant progress" in the implementation of the Minsk-2. He believes that this would stimulate Moscow to further fulfilling the Minsk agreement provisions.

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