Rus News Journal

S.Lavrov: EU Sanctions - a fruit of sick imagination

the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov has rather rigidly answered the statement of the head of foreign policy department of France that EU is ready to discuss possible sanctions against the Russian Federation at the summit on September, 1st in Bruxelles.
S.Lavrov has reminded that before its French colleague also said that Russia intends after events in Georgia to attack Ukraine and Moldova. According to the Russian minister, these ideas, no less than idea about sanctions, no more than a fruit sick imagination transfers Reuters.
the Russian minister has made The statement in Dushanbe where on Thursday took place the summit of the countries - participants of the Shanghai organisation of cooperation.
it is necessary to notice that rather rigid exchange of opinions between Russia and France has begun after short time after visit to Moscow French president Nicolas Sarkozy with which assistance the agreement on cease-fire in a zone of conflicts in Abkhazia and South Ossetia has been entered into.
and though at first the French comments sounded it is rather reconciliatory, then in Paris have occupied more rigid line concerning Russia. A recognition Moscow independence of Abkhazia and South Ossetia B.Kushner and at all named the roughest infringement of international law.
in some foreign editions after that there were assumptions that the core role peregovorshchika with Russia will be transferred Italian of premieres - to minister Silvio Berlusconi who has not caused a stir yet rigid criticism of the Kremlin.