Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov criticizes EU, US sanctions over Ukraine crisis

Russia's foreign minister is criticizing EU and U.S. sanctions imposed on Moscow due to the crisis in Ukraine.

Sergey Lavrov says the penalties go "against all common sense."

Earlier Tuesday, the European Union named 15 additional people targeted for sanctions over their roles in the crisis.

Lavrov spoke in Havana, where he met with Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez.

Cuban Communist Party newspaper Granma says the purpose of the visit was to strengthen cooperation agreements.

Cuba is the first stop on a Latin American trip that will also take Lavrov to Nicaragua, Chile and Peru.