EU ministers agree to press ahead with new Russia sanctions
European Union foreign ministers agreed to prepare new sanctions on Russia and increase weapons’ deliveries to Kyiv after President Vladimir Putin ordered the country’s first wartime mobilisation since World War Two to fight in Ukraine. The bloc’s 27 foreign ministers are in New York for the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations. EU ministers will hold their next formal meeting in mid-October when a sanctions package could be formalised.
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