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    Moscow does not expect any negative actions form the European Union regarding the Syrian crisis, the Kremlin spokesman said.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Kremlin does not expect any actions from the European Union against Russia regarding Syria, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Thursday.

    “No, the Kremlin does not expect any actions,” Peskov told reporters answering a corresponding question.

    Earlier in October, different European politicians, including Germany's special coordinator for Russia policy Gernot Erler brought the idea of introducing restrictions against Russia on the pretext of the worsening humanitarian situation in the Syrian city of Aleppo.

    UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and US Secretary of State John Kerry threatened Russia and Syria with more sanctions last Sunday after fighting escalated in Aleppo.

    German media said last week that Chancellor Angela Merkel intended to propose a new round of economic sanctions against Russia to the European Union, which has had restrictions for it in place since the start of the Ukraine conflict in 2014.

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