The media learned about the EU decision to extend sanctions against Russia

The permanent representatives of the 28 member States of the European Union decided to extend for six months the sanctions against individuals from the “black list”, in which there are physical and legal persons from Russia and the self-proclaimed DND and LNR. About this TASS said a source in the EU Council. “The permanent representatives of the EU countries today approved the prolongation of restrictive measures for six months”, – said the Agency interlocutor.

Information about what the ambassadors approved the extension of personal sanctions until September 15, also confirmed the source of “RIA Novosti”. “Coreper [Committee of permanent representatives] took this decision,” the source said on condition of anonymity.