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EUís Crimea sanctions modeled on occupied Palestinian territories
EurActiv ^ | 15/04/2014 - 17:03

Posted on 04/15/2014 10:56:35 PM PDT by Olog-hai

The Commission is close to finalizing proposals for economic and trade sanctions regarding Crimea, the Ukrainian peninsula occupied by Russia. A final decision by member states is expected soon, diplomats told EurActiv.

At their meeting held yesterday (14 April), EU ministers said they were looking forward to the Commission’s evaluation of the legal consequences of the annexation of Crimea by Russia, and to the related proposals for economic, trade and financial restrictions regarding the peninsula.

According to EU diplomats, Crimea is “occupied territory” comparable to the Palestinian territories occupied by Israel since June 1967.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; Russia
KEYWORDS: crimea; eussr; rop; sanctions
The only way to make the EU stop with that POV is to break the EU apart.
1 posted on 04/15/2014 10:56:35 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

*facepalm*


2 posted on 04/15/2014 11:14:18 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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To: Olog-hai

I’d be surprised if the EU actually adopts them. Russia is not Israel and will retaliate in kind. It will do more damage to European interests than any possible pain the EU could inflict on Russia.

We’ll see if it can muster up the courage to take on the Russian Bear.


3 posted on 04/15/2014 11:18:48 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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