EU sanctions on Russia to continue for failure to 'properly implement' Ukraine peace deal

The sanctions on Russia levied by European Union (EU) will continue as it has failed to implement the Ukraine peace deal completely.

Kiev: The sanctions on Russia levied by European Union (EU) will continue as it has failed to implement the Ukraine peace deal completely.

EU Spokeswoman Maja Kocijancic said that there have been “”encouraging developments since the implementation of peace deal from September 5, but several parts still need to be “properly implemented,” the BBC reported.

EU ambassadors held a meeting on Tuesday and deliberated on the implementation of the peace deal by Russia.

The sanctions by the EU and US were levied after annexation of Crime from Ukraine in March.

Russia has also been accused of supplying arms to the pro-Russian rebels fighting in Ukraine.

However, Moscow has repeatedly denied the accusations.

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