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Germany: EU should 'step up' pressure on Russia

"We [the EU] are keeping up the political pressure on Russia, we'd like to step it up further because Russia needs to be prompted to change its behaviour," German foreign minister Heiko Mass said in Brussels on Friday, referring to Russia's use of UN vetoes to shield the Syrian regime despite its use of chemical weapons on civilians and Russia's own use of a chemical weapon in the UK.

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