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 EU to extend Crimea sanctions, - Yelisieiev

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Ambassador of Ukraine to the European Union Kostiantyn Yelisieiev announced that the EU will soon decide on extension of sanctions on Crimea for another year.

As reported by Censor.NET citing UNIAN, he said this in Brussels.

"This decision is another evidence of the EU' policy firmness regarding non-acknowledgment of Crimea and Sevastopol annexation by the Russian Federation," Yelisieiev announced.

As known, the current Crimea sanctions expire on June 23.

Read more: By annexing Crimea, Russia disrupted world order in Europe - Merkel


These sanctions, in particular, include prohibition of investments and restrictions on import of goods from Crimea and Sevastopol to the EU.

Within the next few weeks, the EU might as well extend broader economic and individual sanctions against Russia by the end of January 2016.

 
 
 
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