BRUSSELS, July 16 European Union leaders are
weighing new sanctions against Russia as Moscow has not done
enough to bring about peace in Ukraine, German Chancellor Angela
Merkel said on Wednesday.
"We will talk about new sanctions because we believe that
the Russian contribution to peace in Ukraine is not sufficient."
Merkel told reporters as she arrived for an EU summit in
EU leaders want to block loans for new projects in Russia by
two multilateral lenders and broaden the scope of other
sanctions in response to Moscow's actions in Ukraine, according
to a draft summit statement seen by Reuters.
(Reporting by Paul Taylor, John O'Donnell, Adrian Croft;
editing by Jan Strupczewski)