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EU prolongs sanctions for six months against Russia over Ukraine conflict

The European Union on Thursday formally prolonged for six months economic sanctions against Russia over the country’s failure to live up to commitments to the peace agreement in Ukraine.:EU extends Russian sanctions over Ukraine: MerkelRussia, Ukraine sign deal for gas transit to EuropeMacron urges Europe to seek a dialogue with Russia to enhance security“Given that the Minsk agreements are not fully implemented by Russia, EU leaders unanimously took the political decision to roll-over the economic sanctions against Russia” at a summit last week, the EU Council said in a statement formalizing the decision. The sanctions have been extended until July …read more

Source:: Al Arabiya