Alexander Shishlo. The EU Council blessed the first day of the week extension until March 2016 penalties against individuals and legal entities from Russia and Ukraine, which the European Union considers responsible for undermining the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine, said Last news a source in the EU.
"Decision made," he said.
The second of September the Committee of permanent Plenipotentiaries of the EU countries decided to extend for six months - until March 2016 - action penalties against individual citizens and legal entities from Russia and Ukraine, expiring fifteen September.
As said before the source of the Fins news EU an opinion on the extension of restrictive measures can be adopted by the EU Council on 14 September without discussion at a meeting of the General Affairs Council.