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The European Union extended sanctions against Crimea and Sevastopol




 

 
 


The European Union extended sanctions against Crimea and Sevastopol



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In Crimea banned the export of goods and technologies in the field of transport, telecommunications, energy sector, oil production and refining, extraction of natural resources, prohibited from rendering any technical services to companies working in these sectors



Global Look Press

The European Union extended for a year sanctions against Crimea and Sevastopol. This is a formal decision was adopted on Monday by the EU foreign Ministers meeting in Brussels, reports the website of the EU Council.

“The restrictive measures against the Crimea and Sevastopol extended until 23 June 2018”, – said the press service.

Sanctions in respect of Crimea and Sevastopol extended for a year without discussion; the statement of the EU Council was published before the Ministers of all 28 EU countries arrived for negotiations, reports TASS. The political decision was agreed on 6 June at the meeting of ambassadors of 28 EU countries in Brussels.

At the same time, the EU wants to expand what he calls “selective cooperation” with Moscow

The Kremlin reacted negatively to the extension of restrictive measures. “We continue to disagree with these sanctions. We do not consider them legitimate, and moreover, we believe these sanctions are detrimental not only to us but to the countries themselves, which are their initiators”, – quotes the press-Secretary of President Dmitry Peskov , RIA “Novosti”.

Sanctions in respect of Crimea include a ban on imports into the EU of any Crimean goods, any European investment in Crimea, including the purchase of real estate, business financing, provision of services, such as tourism. European vessels are not allowed entrance to the Crimean ports, except in emergency situations.

In Crimea banned the export of goods and technologies in the field of transport, telecommunications, energy sector, oil production and refining, extraction of natural resources, prohibited from rendering any technical services to companies working in these sectors.

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