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The EU extends the sanctions for the annexation of Crimea by Russia for another year

The EU extends the sanctions for the annexation of Crimea by Russia for another

The Council of the European Union adopted a decision on June 17 to extend the sanctions imposed by the EU in response to Russia's illegal annexation of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol until June 23 next year, News.az reports citing the press of the Council. of the EU. 

The restrictive measures currently in force were first introduced in June 2014 and include a ban on imports into the EU of goods originating in illegally annexed Crimea or Sevastopol, as well as on infrastructure or financial investments and tourism services from Crimea or Sevastopol. illegally annexed.

In addition, EU restrictions also apply to exports of certain goods and technologies to Crimean companies or for use in illegally annexed Crimea in the transport, telecommunications and energy sectors, as well as oil exploration, prospecting and production , gas, and mineral resources.

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