EN|RU|UK
  4988
Related materials:

 Obama, EU leaders agree to keep Russia sanctions until Minsk deal fulfilled

The leaders of the United States, Germany, Britain, France, Italy and Spain at a meeting in Berlin agreed on the need to maintain sanctions against Russia.

Censor.NET reports citing the White House press service.

As noted, the American and European leaders agreed that sanctions against Russia should be maintained until the Kremlin fully meets its commitments under the Minsk agreements.

Read more: Ukraine, US vote against Russia-sponsored UN resolution condemning glorification on Nazism, - RFE/RL

The participants also affirmed the importance of continued cooperation through multilateral institutions, including NATO, and commitment to the transatlantic agenda.

"The leaders agreed on the necessity of working collectively to move the transatlantic agenda forward, particularly on bringing stabilization to the Middle East and North Africa, as well as securing diplomatic resolution to the conflicts in Syria and eastern Ukraine," the statement notes.

Read more: Switzerland imposes sanctions against six Russian 'lawmakers' elected in occupied Crimea
 
 
 
 up