Sanctions against Russia are not an end in itself – Poroshenko

Sanctions against Russia are not an end in itself – Poroshenko

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Sanctions pressure is an effective tool, according to the President.

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko stressed that Ukraine remains a strong supporter of legal, poltico-diplomatic ways of settlement and the issue of Crimea and the situation in the Donbass.

About it informs the website of the President.

The President also stressed the importance of continuing saccing pressure on Russia, which is not an end in itself but an effective tool to ensure compliance with the Russian party of its obligations under the Minsk agreements. Poroshenko hopes that the EU will appreciate reform being implemented in Ukraine.

“Despite the daunting challenges, which internally is opposed to Ukraine, we faithfully fulfilled his part of the bargain, and have the right to expect an appropriate decision on the part of our partners in the EU without further delay”, – said the head of state.

The President thanked the capitals of the countries “the Big seven” and the EU for its consistent support of Ukraine, including financial, in carrying out difficult but necessary for the country and its European future reforms.

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We will remind that earlier the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on the phone and talked to the Vice-President of the USA Joseph Biden.

Petro Poroshenko and Joseph Biden discussed the importance of coordinating efforts to ensure the implementation of Russia’s obligations under the Minsk agreements and conservation policies of the international sanctions against Russia until full recovery of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine.

The interlocutors also paid attention to the continued support of reforms in Ukraine, which began to yield tangible results.

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