EU still studying possibility of lifting sanctions against 4 former senior officials of Ukraine
Representatives of EU member states and employees of the Council of the European Union continue to study the situation with sanctions against former senior officials of Ukraine, a representative of the EU Council told Interfax-Ukraine.
"We are still not sure that the sanctions against four individuals will be lifted on June 6. The checks continue," the representative said.
As reported, on March 6, the EU Council has published the decision concerning sanctions against former Ukrainian officials suspected of embezzlement of public funds.
The EU extended sanctions on ex-president Viktor Yanukovych's youngest son Viktor; Ukraine's former justice minister Olena Lukash; former head of Yanukovych's administration Serhiy Kliuyev, and former education minister Dmytro Tabachnyk until June 6.
The list includes 18 former Ukrainian high placed officials.