The Committee of Permanent Representatives of EU member states plans on Tuesday, June 21 to consider the extension of sectoral sanctions against Russia in connection with its actions in Ukraine, - reported source in the EU Council, according to UNIAN.
"It is planned for tomorrow," - said the source in the EU Council.
Recall, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine officially announced on February 20, 2014 the beginning of the temporary occupation of the Crimea and Sevastopol by Russia. On October 7, 2015 President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed the relevant law. International organizations recognized the occupation and annexation of Crimea illegal and condemned Russia's actions. Western countries have introduced a series of economic sanctions. Russia denied the occupation of the peninsula and calls it a "restoration of historical justice."