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EU parliament calls Russia terror sponsor in plenary vote amid war

The European Parliament on Wednesday overwhelmingly backed a resolution calling Russia a state sponsor of terrorism for its invasion of and actions in Ukraine

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Photo: Reuters
Photo: Reuters

The on Wednesday overwhelmingly backed a resolution calling a state sponsor of terrorism for its invasion of and actions in Ukraine.

In a lopsided 494-58 vote with 48 abstentions, the EU legislature sought to increase pressure on Moscow to bring anyone responsible for war crimes committed from the Feb. 24 start of the invasion before an court.

The 27-nation EU has condemned in the harshest terms the invasion and repeatedly said that several Russian actions over the past 10 months have amounted to war crimes.

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First Published: Wed, November 23 2022. 18:58 IST

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