BRUSSELS. KAZINFORM - EU ambassadors have agreed on the extension of economic sanctions against Russia until July 31, 2016, a source in Brussels told TASS on Friday.
The sanctions will be kept unchanged, the source added.
"EU ambassadors have agreed in principle on the extension of economic sanctions against Russia for six months - until July 31, 2016. No changes have been made in the regime of restrictions," the source said.
According to the source, the final formal decision will be made by the EU Council next week.
Kazinform refers to TASS
UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM Five United Nations peacekeepers were killed in an ambush in central Mali earlier, with another 'blue helmet' seriously injured, according to preliminary information reported by the country's UN mission, which deplored the "heinous act of terrorism" as all the more shocking because it occurred on the day set aside for the global community to honour UN peacekeepers.
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Wang Jianlin is positioning the theme park in Nanchang as a direct competitor to the $5.5bn Disney park opening in June, The Guardian informs.