The Ambassador of Ukraine to the EU explained the partial easing of sanctions against Russia

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Ukraine's ambassador to the EU explains partial easing of sanctions against Russia

Restrictions clarified against Russia were introduced in order to stop the insinuations from the Kremlin propaganda, Vsevolod Chentsov noted.

The European Union (EU) has introduced targeted sanctions clarifications of restrictions against Russia, in order to stop the manipulations by the Kremlin. Ukrainian Ambassador to the EU Vsevolod Chentsov announced this on air on Suspilny on Monday, July 25.

According to him, the EU made some clarifications regarding the import of Russian agricultural products to third countries. They consist of two points, the diplomat added.

“First, certain bans on transactions have been lifted, but only in this area. And second, certain bans on the use of frozen assets in banks that have already been disconnected from SWIFT have been lifted. or included in the sanctions lists to be used purely for these needs,” the ambassador explained.

The representative of Ukraine to the EU explained that such exceptions were made in order to stop the Kremlin's manipulation that the EU and Ukraine allegedly “arranging” a food crisis on world markets.

Chentsov noted that the overall sanctions pressure on Russia has intensified. In the European Union, there is an “active search for areas” that may be subject to restrictions next. In particular, work is underway to expand sanctions against the metallurgical sector of the Russian Federation.

Let us remind you that at the last moment the European Union decided not to include the Russian metallurgical company VSMPO-Avisma in the seventh package of sanctions for the Russian Federation.

Earlier it was reported that the EU sanctions list against Russia has been expanded by 55 positions – 48 individuals and seven legal entities have been included in the list.

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