Guiding principles for the policy which is now needed on Russia


Cooperation, as far as possible. Security, as far as necessary

Russia, the EU and the US should continue to work together selectively, as in the negotiations on the Iranian nuclear program or on a joint stance on international terrorism.

If the Russian leadership complies with the Minsk agreements, the economic sanctions should also be lifted. Ukraine, Russia and the EU can only implement the security provisions of the Minsk Agreement together, and together they must discuss the possible negative economic consequences of the Association Agreement.

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