The European Union intends to defend against the policy pursued by the United States under the pretext of sanctions. According to the head of the German foreign Minister, Sigmar Gabriel, the sanctions pressure should be from the point of view of overcoming the Ukrainian crisis, but all parties must be unanimous. United States policy under the slogan «America first».
The European Union will defend itself against ongoing U.S. under the pretext of the sanctions policy. This was reported by TASS with reference to the Minister of foreign Affairs of Germany Sigmar Gabriel.
«It’s important to overcome the Ukrainian crisis and the persistence of political pressure stemming from sanctions. This will happen only if we act unanimously. We will defend ourselves from industrial policy under the slogan «America first», carried out under the pretext of sanctions,» he said.
According to «RIA Novosti», Gabriel said that the President of the United States Donald trump had not yet made a decision about tightening the sanctions regime against Russia. According to the head of the German foreign Ministry, provides for consultations with the European side, and he intends to use the opportunity being in close contact with us Secretary of state Rex Tillerson.
«There is still time. The President obviously trump has not yet decided whether and how it will tighten the sanctions regime against Russia. The law provides, in any case, prior consultation with us, the Europeans, before that can happen,» Gabriel said.