The EU agreed on sanctions against eight Russians in connection with the incident in the Azov sea
Moscow. 15 Feb. INTERFAX.RU — the EU agreed on restrictive measures against eight citizens of Russia because of the incident in the Azov sea on Friday, reports Bloomberg, citing a source.
The report notes that the issue agreed upon at the technical level. The EU Council at the level of foreign Ministers on February 18 sanctions may not declare, because by this time in Brussels, apparently, will not have time to complete the preparatory work on legal and technical issues.
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However, according to the source, Russian companies on the sanctions list. “Russian companies action will not affect” — said the source.
Earlier Friday, a senior EU official on condition of anonymity, said in Brussels that the EU Council at the level of foreign Ministers on 18 February will not accept new sanctions against Russia.
According to him, the Council of the EU, the process of exploring possible measures that could be taken by the European Union, continues in regard to the incident in the Kerch Strait.