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Russia-Ukraine crisis: South Korea to support sanctions on Russia

South Korea said on Thursday that it will join a move to sanction Russia if the latter carries out a full-blown invasion of Ukraine.

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South Korea has been in consultations with the US and other allies on the issue. Photo: AP/PTI

said on Thursday that it will join a move to sanction if the latter carries out a full-blown invasion of .

"The (South Korean) government has no other option but to join sanctions against Russia, including export controls" if goes ahead with a full-fledged war in any form despite repeated warnings from the international community, Yonhap news agency reported citing a senior foreign ministry official's statement.

has been in consultations with the US and other allies on the issue.

The government will consider all available options to minimise the potential impact on the economy and damages on Korean businesses from such measures, the official added.

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First Published: Thu, February 24 2022. 10:14 IST
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