The European Union will impose sanctions against Russian officials over the use of chemical weapons

							Евросоюз введет санкции против российских чиновников за применение химоружия

15 Oct may introduce new European Union sanctions against the Russian Federation for the chemical attack in Salisbury. They will be used against senior Russian officials and heads of intelligence.

According to the newspaper The Telegraph, EU leaders close to agreement on a new sanctions regime for use of chemical weapons. The decision can be made during a meeting of the foreign Affairs Council (FAC) in Luxembourg. It will include the freezing of assets and travel ban for those responsible for the use and proliferation of chemical weapons.

Earlier it was reported that six European countries were also called upon to simultaneously impose sanctions for cyber attacks.