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 EU introduces new sanctions against Russian Federation for annexation of Crimea

The Council of the European Union at the level of Foreign Ministers decided to extend the restrictive measures through the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol.

The Council on Foreign Relations report, released on Dec. 15 after the meeting in Brussels, reads, Censor.NET informs citing Ukrainska Pravda.

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Meanwhile, the details of sanctions were not disclosed because they still have to be agreed upon at the working level.

"The Council approved in principle the proposal of EU High Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy Federica Mogherini on the introduction of the additional restrictive measures by the EU in response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol. Technical discussions on the proposal are still under way," the statement reads.

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According to unofficial information, Mogherini proposed to tighten the restrictions on European companies' trade with Crimean counterparts at the request of the Ukrainian party.

Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n316451