EU Prolongs Sanctions on Russia "Over Ukrainian Conflict" by 6 Months

  13 September 2018    Read: 818
EU Prolongs Sanctions on Russia "Over Ukrainian Conflict" by 6 Months

The European Union is extending sanctions against Russian individuals and entities "over actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity" of Ukraine for another six months, the Council of the European Union announced on Thursday.

"The Council has prolonged the restrictive measures over actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine for a further six months, until 15 March 2019. The measures consist of asset freezes and travel restrictions. They currently apply to 155 persons and 44 entities," the statement read.

 

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