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EU sanctions target Russian gas for the first time, diplomats say

Posted on AllSides June 20th, 2024
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BRUSSELS, June 20 (Reuters) - European Union countries agreed on a 14th package of sanctions against Russia over its war in Ukraine, diplomats said on Thursday, including their first restrictions on Russian gas.

The package bans re-exports of Russian liquefied natural gas (LNG) in EU waters but stops short of banning imports as the bloc did in 2022 for Russian seaborne oil. Some EU countries still import pipeline gas from Russia via Ukraine.

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https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/eu-states-approve-14th-sanctions-package-against-russia-diplomats-say-2024-06-20/

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