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EU leadership extends economic sanctions on Russia

The EU extends its economic sanctions on Russia by six months due to the Russian aggressions toward Ukraine.

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The economic sanctions imposed by the EU on Russia for the country's aggressions toward Ukraine will be extended another six months, says an EU diplomat Friday morning CET after the end of first day of the EU summit.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanual Macron both see no reason to lift the sanctions. At the summit, the two heads of state informed the assembly of the status of the so-called Minsk peace process.

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