Wednesday, April 06, 2016

Austrian President wants EU to examine ending anti-Russia sanctions

The Austrian President Heinz Fischer says the EU has to find a way to lift sanctions against Russia.

"I always say that sanctions are disadvantageous for both sides," Fischer said at Wednesday’s meeting with Russia's State Duma Speaker Sergey Naryshkin. "It is important to find a way to lift them in the near future."

He also said Austria is actively participating in EU’s discussions on the issue ....