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 EU Council to consider extension of sanctions against Russia this week, - Mogherini

Council for Foreign Affairs of the EU will consider the extension of sanctions against Russia this week. The Russian issue is not on Monday’s agenda.

High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini stated, Censor.NET informs citing Interfax-Ukraine.

"We do not have Russia on the agenda today," she told reporters before a meeting of the Council.

Mogherini explained that if someone of the ministers invited to discuss Russia's issue, she personally would not have any objections.

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According to her, the issue of extending the sanctions "will be considered by the European Council later this week."

"As far as I know, there should be no serious problems (with the extension of sanctions - Ed.)," Mogherini added.

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n365029