European Union foreign ministers Monday extended economic sanctionsÂ intended toÂ punishÂ Russia for the 2014Â annexation of Crimea.
At a meeting in Luxembourg, the ministersÂ agreedÂ to prolong by a year measures that prohibit EU companies from doing business in Crimea and the city of Sevastopol. The sanctions targetÂ investments and tourism in Crimea as well as imports of products originating in the Black Sea peninsula.
Announcing the rollover of the sanctions, the Council of the European Union said that “the EU continues to condemn the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol by the Russian Federation.”Also On PoliticoTrumpâ€™s silence on Russian hacking …read more
Source: POLITICO – Europe Edition