Four countries after the EU extended sanctions against Russian citizens and Ukraine
BRUSSELS, 5 may. /Offset. TASS Asya Harutyunyan/. Four of the country after the European Union extended by six months the effect of individual sanctions against citizens of Russia and Ukraine.
This is stated in the statement of the head of the EU diplomacy Federica Mogherini, issued in Brussels.
“Candidate countries (EU accession) Montenegro and Albania, and Norway and the Ukraine joins the EU Council decision. The European Union takes note of and welcomes the decision”, — stated in it.
On March 13 the European Union has extended for another six months, until 15 September 2017 — action blacklist of citizens of the Russian Federation and Ukraine. It includes 150 individuals, including representatives of the Russian authorities, Russian politicians, businessmen and security forces, as well as the leaders of the proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk national republics (DND and LNR).
The list also included 37 organizations, all of them are various military and political structures of the DNI and the LC, which European businesses are prohibited to maintain any relationship. Anyone who is listed in the list of banned entry to the EU, and their assets, in case such are detected in European banks, are subject to freezing.