No positive signs from Russia, therefore no easing of sanctions, Lithuanian foreign minister says

Russia has so far shown no positive signs in connection to the conflict in Ukraine, so there are no reasons to ease the European Union (EU) sanctions, Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius says.
Linas Linkevičius
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