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# EU Sanctions

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EU imposes fresh sanctions on Russia over annexation of four Ukrainian regions
It is the eighth package of sanctions the EU has adopted against Russia since the invasion of Ukraine in February.
EU seeks trade sanctions on Russia over ‘sham’ Ukraine votes
Simon Coveney said the results don’t ‘truly reflect what people in those parts of Ukraine actually want’.
Russian ships will be banned from Irish ports from Saturday
There are a range of exceptions including for humanitarian purposes and the transport of various fossil fuels.
European Union backs new sanctions against Russia, including on coal imports
The deal was given the final political go-ahead in a meeting of EU ambassadors and will be enacted once published in the EU’s official journal.
New wave of sanctions against Russia proposed by EU as over 150 Russian diplomats expelled
The new sanctions will focus on energy, including banning coal imports from Russia.
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EU agrees to impose sanctions on Russia for jailing Alexei Navalny
The EU also agreed on sanctions for Myanmar over the military’s seizure of power.
Coveney opposes EU plans on mackerel quotas
The European Commission is attempting to end a dispute with Iceland and the Faroe Islands over fishing rights in the north-east Atlantic.
Ireland pushes for sanctions against Faroe Islands, Iceland for 'unsustainable fishing'
Minister Simon Coveney received support from various EU ministers to fast track the adoption of effective trade sanctions against the countries.
"We will forget that Europe is on the map": Syria on sanctions
News of the EU’s sanctions hasn’t gone down too well with the Syrian foreign minister…