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Faymann Does Not Rule Out Economic Sanctions Against Russia

Published: March 24, 2014; 11:45 · (Vindobona)

Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann wants to avoid further conflicts with Russia and to put effort into diplomacy instead. Economic sanctions are no taboo, though.

Faymann Does Not Rule Out Economic Sanctions Against Russia / Picture: © Flickr / Werner Faymann, Thomas Jantzen

In an interview with the Austrian daily “Kurier”, Chancellor Faymann explained that Russia should negotiate with Ukraine and accept an OSCE mission. According to Faymann, the Russian occupation of the Crimea is a breach of international law. “We cannot undo the recent developments. We have to negotiate.”

Furthermore, Ukraine should cooperate more closely with the EU,…

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