June 17, 2015

EU agrees to prolong Russia economic sanctions till January 2016 - sources

“The decision to prolong sanctions till January, 2016 was ratified by the Committee of Permanent Representatives of Member States of the EU,” said the source Wednesday.

The EU Council did not discuss the issue of tightening economic sanctions, added the source. The six-month extension is expected to be unanimously ratified at the foreign ministers meeting in Luxembourg on Monday. Read more.

RT

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Pentagon seeks repeal of Russian rocket ban - Washington Times

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