Anti-Russian sanctions will be extended until March next year. This decision was made by the member countries of the EU meeting in Brussels, after studying the situation in Ukraine. As reported by Reuters, the new version of the document will contain 149 individuals and 38 legal entities.
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According to Reuters, on Wednesday, September 6, Brussels hosted the meeting, which was attended by representatives of 28 countries participating in the EU. During the meeting it was decided to prolong anti-Russian sanctions. Restrictions will be in effect until March of next year. Such agreement the participants reached in connection with the situation in Ukraine.
As writes RIA Novosti, citing a source, the part of the defendants of the document can differ slightly for technical reasons.
“Four defendants are no longer alive”, – quotes Agency the words of the interlocutor.
“I welcome the decision of EU ambassadors to extend for six months and to expand the package of sanctions against Russia for occupation of Crimea”, — wrote the Ukrainian leader in his microblog on Twitter