EU warns Russia of new sanctions in case of further aggression against Ukraine

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In the event of further Russian aggression against Ukraine, Moscow will face new sanctions with far-reaching consequences.

That’s according to the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, who spoke in an interview with Le Journal du Dimanche, Ukrinform reports.

In particular, the top official said “any further aggression by Russia against Ukraine will be subject to sanctions with far-reaching consequences.”

According to von der Leyen, Moscow must cease its provocations.

“They (new sanctions – ed.) are ready. European countries are united and coordinate with the United States and NATO. We seek good relations with Russia, but it depends on its actions. Its provocations must stop,” she said.

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