The EU has no intention to impose sanctions against Russia because of Syria, said in Brussels

The EU has no intention to impose sanctions against Russia because of Syria, said in Brussels


According a senior EU official, sanctions in connection with the operation of military aircraft of Russia in Syria are not discussed.

BRUSSELS, 9 Oct. The EU is not considering imposing sanctions against Russia in connection with the situation in Syria, said Friday a senior representative of the EU.

Earlier, some media with reference to the EU official said that the EU does not exclude new sanctions against Russia in connection with the operation of the Russian HQs in Syria.

“No, it’s not a discussion, absolutely not” — said the representative of the EC, responding to a question whether sanctions in connection with Russia’s actions in Syria.