BUENOS AIRES, Argentina | The Latest: EU leader sees extended sanctions on Russia

30Nov - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit (all times local):

9:55 a.m.
European Council President Donald Tusk says the EU is expected to extend sanctions on Russia over its “totally unacceptable” seizure of Ukrainian ships and their crews near Crimea.

Tusk said Friday that “Europe is united in its support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity” and called the standoff “a cause of great concern.”

Tusk was speaking on the sidelines of a G-20 summit in Buenos Aires and he urged the leaders meeting to use the summit to discuss points of tension including what he called “Russian aggression in Ukraine.”

Russian President Vladimir Putin is among the leaders involved.

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