EU Reaches Preliminary Deal On Russia Economic Sanctions

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July 25, 2014 AT 3:58 AM
European Union ambassadors reached a preliminary agreement on Friday to push ahead with hard-hitting economic sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis but diplomats said, details remained to be worked out. The 28-nation EU has toughened its stance towards Moscow since last week's downing of a Malaysian airliner in an area of eastern Ukraine held by Russian-backed separatists.