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Mogherini: Four more countries join sanctions against Russia

The sanctions were extended until 15 March 2017.

Mogherini: Four more countries join sanctions against Russia
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Norway, Albania, Montenegro and Liechtenstein aligned themselves with the European Council's decision to extend sanctions against Russia until 15 March 2017, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy

Federica Mogherini has said in a statement published on the European Council's website.

These countries will ensure that their national policies conform to this Council Decision, the statement reads.

On 18 October, Ukraine published an amended list of restrictive measures against Russia, which was extended to include 335 more individuals and 167 companies.

Recently, President Petro Poroshenko said the sanctions should be extended.