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Hungary keeping EU 'hostage' over Russian oil ban, Lithuanian minister claims

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Twelve days after the Commission unveiled its plans to impose a phased embargo on Russian oil, negotiations are still dragging on. Hungary is now being accused of keeping the sanction package "hostage".

Added on the 16/05/2022 14:21:56 - Copyright : Euronews EN

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