No EU unanimity on renewing Russia economic sanctions: official

March 13, 2015 10:54 AM

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No EU unanimity on renewing Russia economic sanctions: official

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union's 28 governments have not reached an agreement on renewing economic sanctions on Russia that expire in July, a senior EU official said on Friday.

EU leaders are due to discuss sanctions on Russia, imposed over the Ukraine conflict, at a summit next week. Some EU member states are pushing for a decision now on extending economic sanctions on Russia due to expire in July.

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