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EU Reps Agree to Extend Economic Sanctions against Russia amid Economic Damage

Permanent representatives of the 27 member states of the European Union agreed on a six-month extension of economic sanctions against Russia, which expire on January 31, 2021, a source in the delegation of one of the European countries in the EU Council told TASS.
“Yes, the ambassadors have just agreed to extend the restrictive measures until July 31, 2021,” the source said.
Meanwhile, the sanctions that the European Union imposed on Russia over the 2014 events in Ukraine cost the EU economy €21 bln per year, the Dusseldorf Chamber of Commerce and Industry said in a statement on Wednesday.
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Source:: Novinite