Russia prepares mirror measures for new EU sanctions

The retaliatory measures may affect Moscow’s bilateral relations with Berlin and Paris.


According to RIA Novosti, Russia’s Permanent Representative to the European Union Vladimir Chizhov said that Russia would take personal retaliatory measures to the EU sanctions imposed due to the situation with Alexei Navalny, they could affect relations with Germany and France.

“Undoubtedly, mirrored responses will be taken. Since the sanctions are personal, the response will obviously be personal”, – he told the reporters.

The diplomat stressed that retaliatory measures could affect Moscow’s bilateral relations with Berlin and Paris.

“After all, no one is hiding that it was they who were behind this step”, – Chizhov noted.

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