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NATO leaders prepare tighter sanctions against Russia Updated: 2014-09-05 16:27:16 KST


Amid talk of a possible ceasefire between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists, NATO leaders in Wales are voicing their support for Kiev and their opposition to Moscow.
The 28-member alliance, on the first day of their summit, called on Russia withdraw its troops from Ukraine and end what it called the "illegal" annexation of Crimea.

(Reuters - Edit Number: 4258 / soundbite)
"We strongly condemn Russia's repeated violations of international law. Russia must stop its aggressive actions against Ukraine, withdraw its thousands of troops from Ukraine and from the border regions and stop supporting the separatists in Ukraine."

While NATO leaders mull their options, they are set to announce a new round of sanctions against Russia that target the banking, energy and defense sectors.

Meanwhile, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is speaking optimistically about the chances of a ceasefire.
He said a truce on ending the five-month conflict was contingent on the outcome of a scheduled meeting in Minsk Friday, where envoys from Ukraine, Russia and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe will meet for talks.
Sohn Jung-in, Arirang News.
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