European Union Will Not Sanction Patriarch Kirill of Russia

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OCP News Service – 3/6/22

Brussels-Belgium: The European Union will not sanction Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia over his support for the war in Ukraine. Objections from the Hungarian government is considered as key aspect in refraining from sanctioning the Russian Church leader.

Hungary to Refrain From Sanctioning Patriarch Kirill, Religious Leaders

EU had plans to sanction (travel ban and freezing of assets) Patriarch Kirill and had included him in the list of names. However, Patriarch Kirill has overcome the treats of sanctions, thanks to the strong objection put forward by Hungary.

OCP News Service

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