Obama and EU leaders agreed to keep sanctions against Russia


U.S. President Barack Obama and European leaders agreed to extend anti-Russian sanctions because of the situation in the east of Ukraine and in Syria, reports Interfax referencing to Bloomberg.

The meeting, which was held in Berlin, was attended by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, U.S. President Barack Obama, the leader of France Francois Hollande, British Prime Minister Theresa May, the head of the Council of Ministers of Italy Matteo Renzi, and Prime Minister of Spain Mariano Rajoy.

Politicians have decided that the sanctions against Russia will be in force until the implementation of the Minsk Protocol.

Source: Gazeta.Ru


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