Contemporary EU sanctions in opposition to Russia unlikely earlier than Could: Poland

It could be unrealistic to count on something earlier, the Polish state-run information company PAP cited Rau as saying.

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“All of this [is] nonetheless within the dialogue part … I believe that the matter shall be closed no ahead of deep into Could,” Rau stated. “You possibly can’t count on something sooner.”

Poland this month introduced a proposal for a brand new set of sanctions in opposition to Russia, together with a ban on pipeline oil and diamond imports. The proposal marked a gap salvo in what is predicted to be lengthy and sophisticated negotiations among the many bloc’s 27 members.

Since Russia launched its invasion of Ukraine 14 months in the past, which Russian President Vladimir Putin termed a “particular navy operation,” the EU has adopted 10 sanctions packages in opposition to Russian people and corporations, inflicting financial and making financing the battle tougher.

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