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    Imposing New Sanctions Will Damage Russia's Ties With EU - Kremlin

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    Introduction of new anti-Russia sanctions regarding Syria would damage Moscow’s relations with the EU members and the bloc as a whole and would not promote resolution of problems, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Friday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – On Thursday, media reported that the leaders of the European Union member states were considering imposition of a new round of sanctions against Russia over the ongoing Syria crisis.

    “We consider absolutely destructive the position directed at discussions of broadening and extending the sanctions affairs, the sanctions decisions. We think this damages the relations of Russia with the separate states as well as the European Union as a whole quite seriously,” Peskov told reporters.

    According to the spokesman, the sanctions do not promote the resolution of the issues both sides are jointly discussing.


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