Court of the European Union refused Rosneft and Sberbank in the lifting of sanctions
LUXEMBOURG, September 13 — RIA Novosti. The EU court of General jurisdiction in Luxembourg rejected on Thursday claims for the annulment of sanctions on three Russian state banks — Sberbank, VTB and Vnesheconombank, as well as “Rosneft”, “Gazprom oil” and “Diamond-anteyu”, the correspondent of RIA Novosti news from the courtroom.
“The court decided to reject the lawsuit,” the judge said, listing the order of decisions on claims of Russian banks and companies, demanding repeal of affecting them, EU sanctions.
“The EU court confirms the restrictive measures adopted by the Council of the EU against several Russian banks and oil companies”, — said after the decision was announced by the press service of the court.
“The court believes that the Council of the EU has motivated the challenged action… the Court stressed that the claimed objective of the challenged in court of action is to increase the prices of Russia’s actions aimed at undermining the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine, and promote the peaceful settlement of the crisis”, — stated in the message.