U.S. says G7 backs more sanctions if Russia escalates Ukraine crisis

WASHINGTON, April 11 Fri Apr 11, 2014 6:42pm EDT

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WASHINGTON, April 11 (Reuters) - A group of the world's leading rich nations will support increasing sanctions against Russia if Moscow escalates the crisis in Ukraine, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said on Friday.

"There is broad and strong unity within the G7 on increasing sanctions and costs in response to escalating action from Russia," Lew said at a news conference, referring to the Group of Seven industrial nations. (Reporting by Jason Lange; Editing by Sandra Maler)

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MarkDonners wrote:
NATO murderers G7 US flunkies are upset.. go lock yourselves in the closet and ponder how many innocents you mass murdered in Libya and Afghanistan. Nobody wants to hear you whining about how Crimeans voted for their own future.

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MarkDonners wrote:
NATO murderers G7 US flunkies are upset.. go lock yourselves in the closet and ponder how many innocents you mass murdered in Libya and Afghanistan. Nobody wants to hear you whining about how Crimeans voted for their own future.

Apr 11, 2014 10:12pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
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