The EU leaders for the first time without controversy extended sanctions against Russia, Tusk said

BRUSSELS, 15 Dec – RIA Novosti, Vladimir Dobrovolsky. The head of the European Council Donald Tusk said that the summit on Thursday, the leaders of the countries-EU members for the first time decided to extend economic sanctions against Russia without debate and controversy.

On Thursday, the leaders of the countries-EU members made a political decision to extend economic sanctions against Russia, which expires at the end of January 2018. The formal decision to extend sanctions for six months can be taken next week.

“One thing was perfectly clear that all 28 member countries absolutely uniform in regard to the extension of sanctions against Russia. It’s interesting because we first decided on the issue without any disputes,” — said Tusk told reporters.
The introduction of sanctions against Russia and retaliatory measures