Tuesday

24th Jan 2017

Ticker

Austria backs 'targeted' Ukraine sanctions

Austrian foreign minister Sebastian Kurz told the APA press agency on Thursday that "we are in favour of targeted sanctions against those responsible for the escalation of violence" in Ukraine. Austrian support is important because several Ukrainian regime members own luxury properties and other assets in the country.

News in Brief

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  2. UK MPs must vote on Brexit trigger, court rules
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  4. Tzipi Livni cancels Brussels trip amid war crimes probe
  5. Romania's president plans referendum on prisoner pardons
  6. Sweden to host EU social summit
  7. US Congress may Trump-proof Russia sanctions
  8. Fury over UK 'cover up' of failed missile test

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