The Chairman of the Bundestag Committee on foreign Affairs Norbert röttgen and the Deputy from the party “Union-90/Green” Francis Brantner demanded from Brussels to impose new sanctions against Russia in connection with the promotion of Syrian troops in Aleppo with the support of Russia. This is with reference to received the statement of the German legislators, the newspaper writes Spiegel.
“Why are not taken measures, although clearly documented crimes in Syria, which also involves Moscow?” (quoted by TASS) – deputies to inquire. “The EU should, at least, to impose sanctions,” – say MPs. Russia’s actions in Syria Röttgen and Brantner called “war crimes”.
Politicians have also criticized the position of Germany and the EU regarding the Syrian conflict, noting that Berlin is “the practice of incitement to terror.” But beyond that, according to them, in Germany and the European Union is no “desire to talk about problems”, but “fatalism and even silence,” said the deputies, quoted by RBC.
“Too much silence, given that Assad and his ally – Russia – was razed a few cities with the ground, threw bombs, forced people to leave their homes, and finally even destroyed the target hospitals and schools,” – said in a statement.
Röttgen had previously called for sanctions against Russia because of the situation in Syria. So, in October in an interview with German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung he demanded immediately to enter them and criticized other European countries that do not take the necessary action in this direction against Russia.
In early November, the EU expanded its sanctions against Russia, making him the names of six deputies of the state Duma of Crimea Ruslan Balbec, Konstantin Bakharev, Dmitry Belik, Andrey Kozenko, Svetlana Savchenko and Paul Shperova. The same decision on 15 November and adopted in the United States.
Tuesday, November 29, it became known that the list of personal sanctions against Russia expanded Canada. Got 15 new individuals, including six state Duma deputies from the Crimea.