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EU Parliament VP advocates sanctions on Turkey

Brussels, Nov 28 (UNI) European Parliament Vice President Dimitrios Papadimoulis has said that
the European Union should agree on imposing sanctions against Turkey by the end of 2020 as Turkish President Erdogan's actions are jeopardizing regional peace.
Sputnik quoted Papadimoulis saying that the EU should impose sanctions during the forthcoming EU summit next month "The EU should definitively apply sanctions, and not only discuss them in the corridors, with clear Council Conclusions during the EU Summit on 10-11 December," he cautioned that if no action is taken against Turkey then it would further emboldened "it is highly likely, if there is no concrete reaction by the EU, that Turkey will continue its aggressive tactics."
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Washington, Jan 22 (UNI) US Vice President Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff will temporarily stay at Blair House, which serves as the president's guest house, while repair works and maintenance continue in the Naval Observatory, the official residence of the vice president, Politico reported on Thursday, citing Harris' spokesperson Symone Sanders.

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