EU extends sanctions against 13 persons in Ukraine

The EU announced Monday the extension until March 6, 2019 the asset freezes against 13 persons identified as responsible for the misappropriation of Ukrainian state funds or for the abuse of office causing a loss to Ukrainian public funds.

The restrictive measures against two persons were not extended, said an EU statement.

The measures were initially introduced in March 2014 and extended on a yearly basis since then.

Source: Kuwait News Agency