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Hollande: EU sanctions not to punish but to prevent

French President Francois Hollande has said that the further sanctions against Russia agreed to by EU leaders in Brussels were intended to prevent conflict not to punish the country.

However he warned that the situation had "reached a dangerous point" and risked "getting out of control".

  • 31 Aug 2014
  • From the section Europe
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