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EU agrees to extend sanctions against Russia
Dec. 14 (UPI) — The European Union agreed Thursday to extend sanctions against Russia for its actions in Ukraine.
“EU united on roll-over of economic sanctions on Russia,” Tusk said.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron delivered a report on the implementation of the Minsk agreements and expressed concern over ongoing hostilities in eastern Ukraine, Russia’s TASS news agency reported.
The EU first imposed the sanctions in 2014, when Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine, and have agreed to extend them every six months since then.
Russia extended its own sanctions against the EU in June.