President Grybauskaitė: New sanctions over Ukraine are not sufficient

The new tougher sanctions over the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, agreed by the European Council late on Wednesday night, are still not sufficient, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė says.
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