President of EU Council visits Andersson

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  • At a joint press conference with Sweden's prime minister in Stockholm, the President of the European Council, Charles Michel, said he was hopeful of a decision on EU sanctions against Russian oil at the EU summit next week.

  • "It requires a lot of dialogue, a lot of effort and we are working very hard to stay united," he said.

  • Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson said Sweden "supports the EU Council" and wants to "go further with sanctions against Russia".