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Belgium's Prime Minister Charles Michel said that the EU had made a decision not to support the extending of sanctions against Russia

Summary of Disinformation

During a meeting between Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and his Belgian counterpart, Belgium’s Prime Minister Charles Michel said that the EU had made a decision not to support the extending of sanctions against Russia.

Disproof

Economic sanctions against Russia were last extended on 21 December 2017, until 31 July". http://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press-releases/2017/12/21/russia-eu-prolongs-economic-sanctions-by-six-months/ This is the last official EU decision relating to EU economic sanctions against the Russian Federation.

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Reported in: Issue 96
Date: 30.01.2018
Language: English
Country: Russia, Belgium
Keywords: Sanctions
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Sputnik
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