EU MEPs letter says Russia sanctions should not be lifted

19 European MEPs have sent a letter (dated 3 April 2020) to EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, EU Council President Charles Michel, and EU High Representative for Foreign Policy Josep Borrell, which “seeks to rebuff any possibility of reviewing or lifting the EU sanctions against the Russian Federation due to the [Covid-19] pandemic”. The letter follows Russia’s recent …

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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