The European Union failed to agree on a new round of sanctions against Russia

2022-06-04 0 By

A new round of sanctions proposed by the European Commission against Russia fell through after the BLOC failed to reach an agreement on whether to ban imports of Russian coal, Reuters reported, citing sources.The EU will continue discussions on this issue on July 7.On April 5, the European Commission proposed a new round of sanctions against Russia, including a ban on coal imports from Russia and a ban on Russian ships entering EU ports.The new sanctions would have to be approved unanimously by all 27 EU member states.Dmitry Medvedev, deputy chairman of Russia’s Federal Security Council, previously said it would be difficult for European countries to give up energy from Russia.But if they do, Russia will respond.Under the current situation, Russia is considering multi-channel energy export.