EU agrees to extend Russia economic sanctions for six months - spokesman

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders unanimously agreed to extend sanctions against Russia for another six months because Moscow is not implementing the peace agreements for Ukraine, a spokesman said on Thursday.

“Russia sanctions unanimously extended for another six months because of a lack of Minsk Agreements implementation,” the spokesman tweeted from an EU summit.

(Reporting By Jan Strupczewski and Gabriela Baczynska)

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