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U.S. Sanctions Coordinator Impressed By European Resolve Against Russia

The diplomat who oversees U.S. sanctions policy sees European Union leaders still firmly backing measures taken against Russia. During his visit to Prague on June 16, Coordinator for U.S. Sanctions Policy Daniel Fried told RFE/RL that he was impressed with the resolve of current leaders in Europe, after former French President Nicolas Sarkozy called for an end to the sanctions at a Russian economic forum in St. Petersburg.