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Permanent representatives of EU countries decided to prolong sanctions across the Crimea — Rambler News Service


The permanent representative of Ukraine to the European Union Nikolay Tochitsky in the Twitter reported about coordination by permanent representatives of EU countries of the decision on continuation of "the Crimean sanctions". "I welcome coordination by permanent representatives of EU countries the decision on continuation of "the Crimean sanctions" and I hope for his fast approval by the European Council. I Zaklikat the EU to strengthen pressure upon the Russian Federation in response to new repressions against the Crimean Tatars and the Decree of the leadership of the Russian Federation on "certification" in the Crimea" — Tochitsky on the page wrote to social networks. Earlier in the statement of the head of European diplomacy of the EU Federica Mogherini it was reported that the EU still does not recognize the Crimea as the territory of Russia and continues to adhere to policy of sanctions. Last year the EU Council made the decision to prolong for one year, till June 23, 2019, restrictive measures against the Crimea and Sevastopol. Sanctions are applied to the European companies and natural persons and include the ban on import to the EU of goods from the Crimea and Sevastopol, the ban on investments into the Crimea and Sevastopol, restrictive measures in the sphere of tourism (in particular, the European cruise liners are forbidden to enter into ports of the peninsula, except for emergencies).

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