New sanctions in sight against Russia

US President Joe Biden and his Western allies, who are meeting in Brussels on Thursday, plan to announce a new round of sanctions against Russia for the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, the White House said. There ” Not only adding new sanctions, but ensuring a joint effort to suppress the invasion“, United States National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan told the press.

In Brussels, the US President will both meet with the European Council and participate in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) summit as well as a meeting of the Group of 7.

According to Sullivan, new measures are also being considered to prevent Moscow from bypassing existing economic sanctions.

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He stated that the United States and its allies intend to announce further action ” Strengthening European energy security and reducing Europe’s dependence on Russian gas,

Sullivan said the emphasis would also be on the possible use of weapons of mass destruction or cyber-attack by Russia, as well as coordinating the response to aid from China to Moscow.

During his visit, Joe Biden will also visit Warsaw for a meeting with Polish President Andrzej Duda. White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki has ruled out a possible visit by the US president to Ukraine. , The trip will focus on global mobilization for the Ukrainian people and the continuation of President Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, but there are no plans to visit Ukraine.“, he wrote in a tweet following an announcement by former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, who referred to a visit as ” symbol of solidarity,

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