US Vice-President Joe Biden says Europe could walk away from sanctions against Russia, unless Ukraine makes progress with economic and political reforms. At least five countries want to drop the sanctions, he warned.
“We know that if they give an excuse to the EU, there are at least five countries right now that want to say ‘We want out’,” of sanctions against Moscow, Biden said, speaking to the Council on Foreign Relations think tank in New York on Wednesday.
Biden added that he has spent two to three hours a week on the phone with the Ukrainian leadership since the crisis in that country began, and called on it to carry on with the reforms. The VP also acknowledged pressuring Germany, France and Italy to stick to the sanctions …. https://www.rt.com