Merkel: EU will consider further sanctions against Russia

German Chancellor Angela Merkel
German Chancellor Angela Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that the European Union will discuss the possibility of further sanctions against Russia because of the aggravation of the crisis in Ukraine.
As Merkel at a press conference in Berlin, Ukrainian question Heads of State and Government of the European Union will discuss at a special summit on Saturday, August 30.
“We get reports of increased presence of Russian soldiers and destabilize the new separatist movement in new areas where it was still quiet” – quoted Merkel agency Reuters.
The Chancellor stressed that the EU always made ​​it clear that if further escalation of the situation in Ukraine will discuss further sanctions.
According to the press service of the President of Ukraine, the night before Poroshenko extended telephone consultation with Merkel.
“They discussed the possibility of seeking Poroshenko the European Council to the summit and agreed on further intensive dialogue to respond quickly to developments in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions,” – said in a statement.
Previously, the possibility of expanding the anti-Russian sanctions stated by President Barack Obama.
On the eve of President of Ukraine Poroshenko announced the deployment of Russian troops in Ukraine.
NATO has said that Russia situated on the border with Ukraine 20 thousand soldiers and regular their rotation to continue presence. In addition, the Alliance has published pictures of crossing the Russian military column Ukrainian border.

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