European Union keeps Ukraine-related sanctions against Russia in place for now

September 30, 2014 1:41 PM

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BRUSSELS – European Union ambassadors have decided to keep Ukraine-related sanctions against Russia in place for the time being.

EU foreign affairs spokeswoman Maja Kocijancic said ambassadors from the 28 EU countries agreed Tuesday that although there has been encouraging progress in bringing about an end to the conflict in eastern Ukraine, not enough has been done to justify rolling back sanctions.

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