French president Hollande seeks EU sanctions on Ukraine

PARIS (AFP) - French President Francois Hollande has asked the European Union to put in place targeted sanctions against Ukrainian leaders by Thursday.

"He has asked the European Union to react rapidly and take decisions to put in place these sanctions at a foreign affairs council meeting on Feb 20," Mr Hollande's office said in a statement.

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