European Union Working on the next package of anti-Russian sanctions, EU foreign policy director, to “speed up” more banks and target Russian oil imports Josep Borrell Said on Tuesday.
“Russia’s provocative war against Ukraine impacts world security. We have sanctions aimed at accelerating more banks, listing fake intelligence parties and tackling oil imports. We are working on a sixth package. These measures will be presented to the council for approval, “Borell tweeted. ..
A Belgian customs representative told Sputnik today that about 3,000 containers and 5,000 vehicles destined for Russia are being checked or blocked at the Belgian port due to European sanctions against Moscow.
“Currently, 2,980 containers and 4,876 vehicles are being checked in Belgian ports,” the representative said.
Officials added that 876 cars (expensive cars, costing more than € 50,000 (US $ 52,538) and exports from the EU to Russia are banned under anti-Russian sanctions) were detained.
Merchandise subject to sanctions and found to be blocked in European countries can leave the Belgian port as soon as a new destination is determined, officials said.
Source: ANI / Sputnik
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