The corresponding statement was made by the representative of the European Commission Maya Kocijancic at a press conference in Brussels, "European truth" reports.
“These measures are, of course, not new, they have already been operational for some time. Last time the measures were extended in December last year. Regarding the specific impact on the economy of member countries, I can say that it is minimal,” Kocijancic assured.
Earlier, QHA reported that the EU adopted a decision to extend the economic sanctions against Russia until 31 July 2017, imposed for its aggression against Ukraine, the destabilization of the situation in the Donbas, and non-compliance with the Minsk agreements.