“Apparently, our EU partners decided to be guided in everything by the rule - the end justifies the means ... This also applies to the side effects of the sanctions against Minsk,” she said.

The Russian diplomat recalled Borrel's words that "you cannot make an omelet without breaking eggs."

“I would like to answer Mr. Josep Borrell - if you want an omelet, beat your eggs.

We regard such a logic of building international relations, which is now practiced in Brussels, as unambiguously unacceptable, ”Zakharova summed up.

MEPs previously published a draft sanctions against Belarus. The EU intends to introduce restrictive measures of an economic nature, which should affect oil and oil products, potash, steel and woodworking industries in Minsk.