VERSAILLES, France – European Union leaders will phase out buying Russian oil, gas and coal as Moscow’s war on Ukraine has made them realize they have to be less dependent on Russia, a draft declaration showed, but they are unlikely to offer Ukraine the fast EU membership it seeks.
Leaders of the 27-nation EU are to meet in Versailles, France, on Thursday and Friday, as Russia’s war against Ukraine, which Moscow calls a “special military operation,” enters its third week despite massive western sanctions.
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