Leaders of U.S. and several European countries support new sanctions against Russia

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The leaders of the U.S., UK, Germany, Italy and France support the adoption of new sanctions against Russia, Elysee Palace (French president's official residence) said, ITAR-TASS reported on April 25.

French President Francois Hollande held telephone talks with U.S. President Barack Obama, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Italian and British PMs Matteo Renzi and David Cameron, according to the Elysee Palace's statement.

"The heads of states and governments urged the G7 countries to rapidly respond (to the events in Ukraine) and indicated the possibility of adopting new sanctions against Russia by the international community," the Elysee Palace said.

Translated by E.A.

Edited by C.N.

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