EU: Russia Sanctions \"Politically Motivated\"

(Brussels) -- The European Union says Russia's ban on food products from the U.S. and EU were politically motivated. A European Commission spokesman said the EU will be looking into possible action.
Moscow has issued a full embargo against Western agricultural imports including fruit, vegetables, meat, fish and dairy products, but says the action was due to health standards. The moves come in response to coordinated sanctions by the EU and U.S. against failure to disarm pro-Russian militants in eastern Ukraine. Russia also says its considering implementing a ban on European and American airlines from flying over its airspace.
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A European Commission spokesman says Russia's ban on EU and U.S. food products is misguided.
A European Commission spokesman says the EU is looking at its options.
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