European sanctions against Congolese

European sanctions against Congolese

World December 12, 2016 16:09

brussels - The European Union immediately freeze the financial assets of seven senior Congolese. EU foreign ministers decided on Monday in Brussels them also impose a travel ban to the EU.

The seven are held responsible for ' excessive 'violence in September certainly demanded fifty lives. Of them there are four members of the Congolese Republican Guard. The other three hold a peaceful solution to violence and repression, according to the EU.

Security forces intervened in protests in Kinshasa can remain longer in power against the postponement of the presidential elections until April 2018. President Joseph Kabila. His mandate runs until December 19th.

The ministers speak in a statement ' deep concerns '' about the political situation in the African country. They insist asap call elections. The opposition is called upon to show good will.

With more violence or obstruction of the political process, the EU proposes more sanctions in prospect.

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