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    Merkel: Economic Sanctions Against Russia Still an Option

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) and NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen attend a news conference after talks at the Chancellery in Berlin, July 2, 2014.
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) and NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen attend a news conference after talks at the Chancellery in Berlin, July 2, 2014.
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    German Chancellor Angela Merkel criticized Moscow on Wednesday for failing to engage on a peace plan announced by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and said tougher economic sanctions against Russia were still an option.

    "Regarding sanctions against Russia, we have so far reached level two and we cannot rule out having to go further," Merkel said at a news conference with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen. "It is regrettable that during the 10-day unilateral ceasefire announced by the president of Ukraine, that there was no significant reaction to the peace plan, and that the ceasefire was not accepted by the separatists," she added.

    "We will not stop looking for diplomatic solutions. The German foreign minister will host the Russian and Ukrainian foreign ministers today. But we are nowhere near where we want to be."

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    by: happyaussie mgtow from: Australia
    July 02, 2014 11:41 AM
    With Merkel being German, I can understand her link to the Kiev Fascists. But Yanks supporting Fascists ??? - I guess there must be Oil or Gas somewhere ??? (similar to Murdering 500,000 Iraqi Children, Women and Men, based on the WMD Lie, for cheap oil) Maybe 'Baby Biden' can find it ??? And Rasmussen - I seem to recall an Editorial just this week exposing the Corruption that got this US Puppet the UN Job.

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