EU ambassadors agreed to the extension of the Crimean sanctions against Russia »GoGetNews news

Permanent representatives of the EU countries on June 12 agreed on the extension of the Crimean sanctions against Russia per year.

This was announced by the representative of Ukraine at the EU Nikolay Tochitsky.

“I hope for an early approval by the EU Council. I urge the EU to increase pressure on the Russian Federation in response to the new repressions against the Crimean Tatars and the decree of the Russian leadership on the“ certification ”of Ukrainians in Crimea, he said.

EU sanctions prohibit the import into the EU of goods from the Crimea and Sevastopol; investment in the Crimea or Sevastopol; tourist services in the Crimea and Sevastopol, in particular, European cruise liners can not enter the Crimean ports; export of certain goods and technologies to the Crimea, in particular, in the field of transport, telecommunications and energy.

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The term of the current EU sanctions on Crimea ends on June 23.

A statement on the extension of the ban on investment in Crimea is expected at a meeting of the EU Council on June 17 in Luxembourg.

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