Sunday

11th Dec 2016

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US ambassador expects clarity on EU sanctions

US ambassador to the EU Anthony Gardner Thursday said "many countries are watching the EU" as its ambassadors discuss economic sanctions against Russia. Washington welcomed an EU decision to progress to financial, energy and defence sanctions if Moscow continues to arm Ukrainian rebels after the downing of a passenger plane.

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