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At a time the EU wants to impose sanctions on Belarus over the crackdown on peaceful protesters there, Greece and Cyprus are quietly holding that plan to ransom — insisting they’ll only sign on if Turkey too is placed under sanctions.
China telecom manufacturer Huawei Technologies is facing new sanctions in the United States.
This could stimulate a movement for deeper sanctions against Putin.
WHY YOU SHOULD CARE ABOUT BELARUSTRACY MORANAUGUST 17, 2020OZY
The EU imposed sanctions after similar repressive actions following the 2010 election, and some member states are already raising the possibility of applying them again.
Disciplinary sanctions are few and reserved for the most egregious cases.
Another example is when we put economic sanctions on South Vietnam in 1963.
Indeed, this symbol is no less appropriate than the one just considered, and has equally the sanction of Scripture.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
He was desired by the speaker to withdraw, as no affirmation could be made without the sanction of the house.
They became engaged, and Gibbon implored her to marry him without waiting for the sanction of his father.
Play-writers heralded it on the stage, bestowing upon it the passport of literary sanction.

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