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 I hope that there will be progress by end of June and then we can see if we can reduce sanctions against Russia, - Steinmeier

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier discussed the possibility of a "step by step" reduction of EU sanctions against Russia if there is headway on ending the conflict in Ukraine.

The minister said in Tallinn on Friday, Censor.NET reports citing AU.news.

"I hope that by the end of June there will be progress and then we can see if we can reduce the sanctions step by step, or if we stay with the measures we have right now," Steinmeier said.

Read more: G7 leaders welcomed results of energy policy reforms in Ukraine

The minister has also mentioned that the sanctions are
not the aim of Germany, but are just a way to resolve the conflict in Ukraine.

 
 
 
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