The Council of the European Union adopted a decision that extended the economic sanctions against Russia. This decision was considered yesterday, 19 December, and is published today, December 20, in the Official journal.
Therefore, the restrictive measures against the Russian
aggressors will be extended for another six months, until 31 July 2017.It is worth noting that the decision comes into force the day after publication.
And about the need for the renewal of sanctions
last week was announced by Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande.
It is worth emphasizing that sanctions
protivorechivogo due to the annexation of Crimea and the conflict in the Donbas.Time those restrictive measures that were
taken previously, ends in late January.
More recently, Russia is trying
to promote the idea of full or at least partial lifting of sanctions. In addition,
the improvement of relations with Russia has spoken and elected the next U.S. President
Donald trump and during the election campaign and after the election.
As reported “Диалог.UA” earlier, former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Steven Paperdoll important comment
the atmosphere that prevails in the transitional administration trump.
And it was reported that the leaders of member States of the European Union,dogovorilis extension
restrictive measures for Russia for another six months.