EU Parliament under attack immediately after voting to brand Russia ‘terrorist state’


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A similar decision made in the US would see Russia placed on a sanctions list that currently includes Iran, North Korea Syria and Cuba. And it would restrict foreign aid, a ban on defence exports, stricter controls on technology exports used for military purposes and other financial constraints. The EU’s decision is primarily a political one, given that, unlike the US, the country doesn’t have a dedicated list for state-sponsored terrorist regimes. The bloc will bring no significant legal consequences, as this remains in the primary individual control of its 27 member states. 


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