Merkel wants to beef up sanctions against Russia - newspaper

Merkel wants to beef up sanctions against Russia - newspaper
 

Angela Merkel wants to get other European Union member countries to agree to step up sanctions against Russia because of its role in the war in Syria, a German newspaper cited sources close to the German chancellor as saying.
The issue of sanctions is due to be discussed at an EU summit on Thursday and Friday. Both the EU and the United States have already imposed economic and other sanctions on Russia for its seizure of the Crimean peninsula from Ukraine in 2014, and for its support for pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine.
Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung cited the sources as... read more

 
15 October 2016 in World News, Views: 42
Source: Reuters
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