Lithuanian politicians divided over eyes on sanctions against Russia

Most of the participants expressed the hope that the conflict settlement Brussels should make diplomatic pressure on Russia, but do not use diplomatic sanctions. This now told reporters Minister of Foreign Affairs Petras Vaitiekūnas.
"We need to think not about how to punish Russia, and how to make the EU stronger and Lithuania, taking into account the difficulties security first energy security, "- said the head of the Lithuanian diplomacy, last salting this country in Belarus. He added, "Our homeland should receive accurate signals from the EU, such that the solution of problems by force does not bring the desired result."
The other day, Petras Vaitiekūnas together with the Chairman of the Lithuanian Parliament Česlovas Jursenas discussed this question Jurmala at the summit of the Scandinavian and Baltic countries, where expressed the view that the EU should "almost all change in politics, the economy, the sphere of relations with Belarus."
Meanwhile Committee chairman euro Seimas Deputy Speaker Andrius Kubilius said that Lithuania should ensure that the EU responded to harsh measures deeds race.
"Cases of Europe and Russia need to open a discussion, mindful of its relations with Belarus. If in Belarus were introduced specific sanctions were suspended its membership in Council of Europe, that such measures should open a discussion with regard to the Russian Federation ", — told Interfax Andrius Kubilius.

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