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Weekend Reads: Ukraine: Ursula von der Leyen ready for new sanctions against Moscow

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Ukraine-Crisis-EU: Ukraine: Ursula von der Leyen ready for new sanctions against Moscow

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Brussels (Reuters) - Ursula von der Leyen, the President of the European Commission, said Friday hope for a de-escalation from Russia in the crisis with Ukraine, while arguing to new Economic and financial sanctions against Moscow.

At a press conference with the new German Chancellor, Olaf Scholz, the Chairman of the Commission emphasized that the EU wanted to maintain good relations with Russia but that it depended on the goodwill of the latter.

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"We want a de-escalation and cessation of all aggression against neighbors (of Russia), "she said.

"Otherwise, the European Union will seek to intensify its sanctions and take other measures in the economic and financial sectors, in agreement with our partners," said Ursula von der Leyen, adding that the "threatening" attitude " of Moscow with regard to his neighbors compromised the security of Europe.

(Sabine Report Siebold and Jan Strupczewski, written by Matthieu Protard and Laetitia Volga, edited by Sophie Louet)

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