Von der Leyen: new sanctions package will aim to combat circumvention of existing measures 02:46

European Commission (EC) president Ursula von der Leyen said the European Union (EU) plans to pay close attention to the fight against circumventing the restrictive measures introduced earlier in the eleventh anti-Russia sanctions package. His words at the press conference held after the first day of the EU summit interfax.

“In the eleventh package of sanctions, we will primarily focus on the fight against circumvention of restrictive measures,” von der Leyen said.

Earlier, the agency RIA Novosti, citing a source reportedHe said the EU is discussing new sanctions against the Russian Federation, but no specific measures have yet been proposed. It was announced that the European Union plans to continue the sanctions pressure on Russia, to combat sanctions avoidance and to ensure the effectiveness of existing measures.

Before that, some EU countries He insisted Start working on the 11th package of sanctions against Russia.

Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu said that even more Russian entrepreneurs should be included in sanctions lists and restrictions should be placed on those who help Russia circumvent existing EU measures.

Source: Gazeta


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