The Foreign Ministry noted that the pretext for including Russians in the sanctions lists is striking in its hypocrisy and cynicism.
Russia will not leave unanswered the restrictive measures taken by the EU Council in respect of a number of citizens of the Russian Federation. This is reported on the website of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
“The Russian side will not leave an unfriendly EU action unanswered ,” the report said in connection with the decision taken in the European Union to impose personal sanctions due to the incident in the Kerch Strait.
The Russian Foreign Ministry stressed that the EU’s allegations of Russia’s violation of international law and the unjustified use of force are completely untrue.
Earlier, the European Union extended anti-Russian sanctions for another six months . The list of persons for whom restrictions have been introduced has been replenished. In the Federation Council stated that the sanctions the European Union ” shoots his legs .”
Recall, on November 25, 2018, three vessels of the Ukrainian Navy crossed the border of Russia in the Kerch Strait area, the violators were detained . Sailors admitted that the incident was a provocation.