Borrell says EU to bring forward additional sanctions against Russia

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EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has promised new sanctions targeting Russia following President Vladimir Putin’s latest escalation in his war against Ukraine. “We decided to bring forward as soon as possible additional restrictive measures against Russia in coordination with partners,” Borrell said late on Wednesday following a meeting of EU foreign ministers on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York. The meeting was convened by Borrell after Putin ordered the partial mobilization of reservists in order to bolster his military’s flagging efforts in Ukraine. “On 21 September…

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