Lithuanian president applauds US decision to step up sanctions on Russia

The decision made by the United States Department of Treasury to step up sanctions for Russia "is a proper and consistent assessment of Russia's policies towards Ukraine", which can also help resume the debate in the European Union on sanctions for Russia, says Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė.
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