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Borrell threatened Russia with new sanctions over accession referendums

In the event of a referendum on the accession of Donbass, Zaporozhye and Kherson regions to Russia in a relationship Moscow new sanctions will be introduced. This was stated by the head of European diplomacy Josep Borrellthe correspondent of “Lenta.ru” reports.

He clarified that during an informal meeting of the foreign ministers of the countries EU on the fields the UN General Assembly “The issue of sanctions will definitely be on the table.” Also, he added, further military support will be discussed. Ukraine.

Former Assistant to the President USA Jake Sullivan named “insulting” the upcoming referendums on the territory of Ukraine on joining Russia and promised to work on tightening sanctions in the event that “Ukrainian territories” join the Russian Federation. In turn, the US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken indicatedthat Washington will never recognize the results of referendums.

Referendums on joining Russia will pass in the Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics (DPR and LPR) from 23 to 27 September. Voting will take place on the same dates in Zaporozhye and Kherson regions.

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