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27th Aug 2016

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EU may call snap summit for extra Russia sanctions

French FM Laurent Fabius said in Luxembourg Monday the EU may call a snap summit next week if the situation in Ukraine escalates. "Should it be necessary, there can be a meeting next week of Europe's heads of state and government to agree new sanctions [against Russia]," he noted.

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