Attack on Ukraine: Russia’s 9th sanction underway-EU


by Hadiza Mohammed

European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen on Thursday said the EU was pressing ahead with a ninth sanctions package on Russia in response to Moscow’s attack on Ukraine.

Von der Leyen told a news conference during a visit to Finland adding that “we are working hard to hit Russia where it hurts to blunt even further its capacity to wage war on Ukraine and I can announce today that we are working full speed on a 9th sanctions package.’’

“And I’m confident that we will very soon approve a global price cap on Russian oil with the G7 and other major partners.

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“We will not rest until Ukraine has prevailed over Putin and his unlawful and barbaric war,” she said. (Reuters/NAN)

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