EU Council prolonged sanctions against Yanukovych and 15 ex-officials

Source : 112 Ukraine

The decision will be published in EU official journal on 5 March 2016
13:45, 4 March 2016

Council of the European Union prolonged sanctions against the ex-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych and 15 ex-officials, informed press service of the EU Council.

“On 4 March 2016 Council of the European Union prolonged sanctions, which involve seizure of assets, against 16 people, held responsible for illegal appropriation of funds of Ukrainian state and / or abuse of office”, - it is said in the message of EU Council.

It is mentioned that one person was removed from the list of sanctioned people.

The sanctions against Yanukovych and his officials were imposed in March 2014 in connection with illegal appropriation of state budget funds.

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