EU sanctions list regarding Russia to be expanded on Apr 28 - source

The Committee of Permanent Representatives of the European Union (Coreper) will gather on Monday, April 28, in order to pass a "stage-two" sanctions list regarding Russia due to the situation in Ukraine, a source in the EU told Interfax in Brussels on Saturday.

The Committee of Permanent Representatives of the European Union (Coreper) will gather on Monday, April 28, in order to pass a "stage-two" sanctions list regarding Russia due to the situation in Ukraine, a source in the EU told Interfax in Brussels on Saturday.

"It concerns such restriction measures as bans for trips to the EU and freezing bank assets," the source said.

"In accordance with the G7 statement released today, we will work to pass these measures by the end of the day [the Coreper meeting, following which written procedure of the Council of Europe making the decision will go]," the source said.

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