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EU leader expects bloc to extend sanctions on Russia in 2017

European Council President Tusk said it may be harder to preserve the EU unity on Moscow after Trump takes office

AP/PTI  |  Warsaw 

European Council President Donald Tusk says he thinks the European Union will extend sanctions against Russia, but that it will be harder to preserve the West's unity on Moscow when Donald Trump is US president. Tusk spoke to Polish private television station TVN24 today to mark his two years in the EU office. He says France, Germany and the United States have supported him in maintaining a cohesive response to Russia's military assertiveness and that he expects another extension of economic and political sanctions on Moscow to be approved in January. However, ...

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First Published: Thu, December 01 2016. 23:42 IST
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