Members of the European Union has made proposals for the introduction of sanctions against Russia in connection with the actions in Syria. The head of EU diplomacy Frederica Mogherini said before the meeting of foreign Ministers of BRICs countries, reports the Associated Press.
“It [the new sanctions] was not proposed by any of the member States. This is much discussed in the media, but not at our meetings. None of our meetings had raised the question. But we have sanctions against the Syrian regime, as you know, and there are discussions about it,” said Mogherini.
As wrote The Wall Street Journal, citing European diplomats this week, EU countries plan to discuss its actions in connection with the aggravated situation in Aleppo. The sources noted that if the bombing of the city will not stop at the meeting of foreign Ministers of EU countries, serious attention can be paid to the issue of new sanctions against Russia..
The German Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung last week reported that German Chancellor Angela Merkel is going to persuade the EU to impose new sanctions against. According to the newspaper, talking about the limitations in aircraft and the military-industrial complex.