Mogherini said that sanctions against Russia the EU will not be removed until the full implementation of the Minsk agreements

EU high representative for the common foreign and security policy Federica Mogherini said that EU sanctions against Russia will remain until the implementation of the Minsk agreements.

She said this during a debate at the security conference in Munich, Germany.

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“For us, important is full implementation of the Minsk agreements. As you know by now imposed sanctions against Russia, and they are clearly linked to the full implementation of the Minsk agreements”, — said Mogherini.

At the same time, she noted, and the position of the EU itself.

“The European Union’s position that these sanctions must remain (until the full implementation of Minsk)”, — said EU high representative.

“But the question is not the continuation of the sanctions and resolution of the conflict and full implementation of Minsk,” — said Mogerini.

We will remind, during a meeting of the President of Petro Poroshenko with President of Poland Anjem Duda noted on the need for the abandonment of sanctions against Russia. In addition, the presidents agreed on holding in the near future in Kiev, the Advisory Committee of the Presidents of Ukraine and Republic of Poland.

Add that to the 53rd conference on security in Munich began on 17 February. Poroshenko made in the first day of the conference. So, he said that Russian President Vladimir Putin genuinely hate Ukraine and sees her place on the political map of Europe. Poroshenko has warned that Putin in Ukraine will not stop and urged the world not to pursue a policy of appeasement towards Russia, and to maintain sanctions against Moscow.