Sanctions can impose for murder
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that Germany may impose new sanctions against Russia. Restrictions will apply to the murder in Berlin of the Chechen field commander, the Georgian citizen Zelimkhan khangoshvili.
Merkel stressed that the decision on sanctions will be made on the results of negotiations with the Russian side.
“We reserve that right for themselves, what kind of reaction we choose, as had already been stated by the Minister of foreign Affairs (Heiko Maas, ed.). First, we need to wait what will the negotiations”, – said the Chancellor, answering the question of whether new sanctions against Russia because of the assassinations in Berlin.
According to her, the heads of state and government of the EU at the last meeting was only discussed sectoral sanctions against Russia, imposed for its actions against Ukraine. These restrictions decided to extend for another six months.
Merely also added that at the level of the EU are discussing sanctions against Russia for cyberattacks on the Bundestag in 2015, which likely carried out the main Directorate of the Russian General staff.
We will remind, in Central Berlin August 23, 2019 with three shots from a pistol killed the party of the second Chechen campaign, the 40-year-old khangoshvili. German prosecutors accused the citizen of the Russian Federation Vadim Krasikov in the murder of citizen of Georgia.
An international group of investigative journalists of Bellingcat found that the murder khangoshvili in Berlin in August last year, was planned and organized by the Russian Federal security service.
Recently, Maas said that Germany started talking about new sanctions against the Russian Federation for murder khangoshvili.