EU sanctions list

15 people in the EU sanctions list

Read on This was reported on Thursday, February 5, by with a reference to a European diplomatic source. It is assumed, according to the agency, that those are mostly the leaders of the militia.

At the same time, a correspondent of Radio Svoboda in Brussels Rickard Yozvyak said that the EU is discussing the possibility of freezing assets and imposing a travel ban for 19 people. Also, nice businesses might get blacklisted.

According to TASS, Greece is not planning to block additional sanctions against Russia, which must be agreed upon by the Permanent Representatives of the European Union before the end of this week. “We are not talking about blocking the sanctions, because they have no economic value,” – explained the source.

On January 29, there was a meeting of EU foreign ministers, where it was decided to extend the sanctions introduced in March of 2014 (travel ban and freezing of accounts) against some Russian natural and legal persons and representatives of Donbass militia until September 2015 (the list includes 132 individuals and 28 companies). Ministers also agreed to meet on February 9 to add new names to the list. Thanks, in particular, to Greece, the discussion on another package of restrictive measures against Moscow was postponed. The EU expects Russia to put pressure on the militants to fulfill their Minsk Agreements.

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