Anti-Russian sanctions. This was stated by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the video was published on the website of the European Council.
Merkel added that the participants of the EU summit held on December 13 also discussed the incident in the Kerch Strait and reiterated the need for guarantees of free movement of vessels in the Sea of Azov.
Recall, the EU extended anti-Russian sanctions for another six months. European policy of explanation This decision is “zero progress” in the implementation of the Minsk agreements. At the same time, the EU refused to introduce new restrictions against Russia due to the detention of Ukrainian sailors in the Kerch Strait.
Russia will take part in the World Economic Forum
The official government of Russia will take part in the work of the World Economic Forum (WEF), which will be held in January in Davos. On this on Saturday, December 15, will appear RIA Novosti.
“Due to the fact that the organizers of the Davos forum changed their decision and lifted the restrictions imposed earlier on Russian businessmen, the official government delegation should take part in the forum,” the government source said.
The composition of the delegation will be determined later. The World Economic Forum will be held in Davos from January 22 to 25.
Earlier in December, the Roskongress Foundation refused to carry out the Russian House project in Davos due to the ban on the participation in the WEF of a number of Russian businessmen included in the US sanctions list. Andrei Deripaska, Viktor Vekselberg and the head of VTB Andrei Kostin.