EU extends sanctions over actions against Ukraine’s territorial integrity

The EU Council (the “Council”) has decided to extend the EU restrictive measures targeting actions against Ukraine’s territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence. These sanctions consist of an asset freeze and a travel ban against 146 persons and 37 entities. They have been extended until 15 March 2017. According to the Council its assessment of the situation did not justify a change in the regime, nor in the list of persons and entities listed on it.

The Councils press release can be found here.

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