President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko commented on the decision on Facebook, Censor.NET reports.
"I welcome the decision of the EU ambassadors to extend the package of sanctions against Russia for Crimea occupation for another six months. The burden of the occupation should become unbearable until restoration of Ukraine's sovereignty on the peninsula," Poroshenko wrote.
The sanctions are introduced against 140 citizens and 38 entities. They provide for visa ban and asset freeze and are enacted until March 15, 2018.
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