'Be courageous' to stand up to Russia, Turkey, EU executive says
By Reuters Staff
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European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen gives her first State of the Union speech at a plenary session of European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium September 16, 2020. Olivier Hoslet/Pool via REUTERS
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union states must be quicker in their foreign policy to support pro-democracy protests in Belarus or to stand up to Russia and Turkey, EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Wednesday.