EU will put more sanctions on Russia - Commission head

BRUSSELS, April 6 (Reuters) - The European Union will put more sanctions against Russia on top of the latest package announced on Tuesday, likely including measures against imports of Russian oil, the head of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen said on Wednesday.

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen delivers a statement before her meeting with the Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi at the headquarters of the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium March 7, 2022 Kenzo Tribouillard/Pool via REUTERS

"These sanctions will not be our last sanctions," she told European Parliament in a presentation of the latest sanctions package that includes a ban on buying Russian coal.

"Now we have to look into oil and revenues the Russia gets from fossil fuels," she said.

Reporting by Jan Strupczewski and Benoit Van Overstraeten

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