TUNIS, April 25 French Foreign Minister Laurent
Fabius said on Friday that further European sanctions against
Russia over the Ukraine crisis were still under
discussion, but any measures taken should be aimed at lowering
"We are still discussing these types of sanctions against
Russia. We are at level two of sanctions now. The sanctions
taken must lower escalation and tensions in the region," Fabius
told reporters during a visit to Tunisia.
He was joined in Tunis by German Foreign Minister
Frank-Walter Steinmeier who said: "Time is running out to put a
stop to this madness in Ukraine".
(Reporting by Tarek Amara in Tunisia; Writing by Patrick
Markey; Editing by Robin Pomeroy)