BRUSSELS | EU set to prolong sanctions against Congo election candidate

7Dec - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



BRUSSELS — The European Union is set next week to prolong sanctions against Congolese President Joseph Kabila’s chosen successor just two weeks before a historic election in the resource-rich Central African country.

EU officials confirmed Friday that travel bans and asset freezes will be renewed against Congo’s ruling party candidate Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary and 15 other people.

The move is expected to occur without debate at a meeting of EU foreign ministers on Monday.

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