“A fair solution”: Poroshenko thanked the European Council for sanctions against Russia
The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko thanked the European Council for a decision to extend sanctions against Russia.
About this he wrote on Facebook, calling it a fair decision.
“Together with a package of anti-Russian sanctions adopted by the United States, it is a vivid manifestation of the simultaneous transatlantic unity and solidarity in the fight against the aggressor and protect the territorial integrity of Ukraine!” – said the Ukrainian President.
Thanks to the European Council for a fair decision to extend sanctions against Russia. Together with a package of sanctions against…
Published by Poroshenko on June 22, 2017
We will remind, on June 22 member countries of the European Union decided to extend sanctions against Russia. This was announced by the President of the European Council Donald Tusk.
In addition, on 20 June , the United States imposed sanctions for a further 38 Russians and Russian organizations because of the invasion of Russia to Ukraine. Thus, the number of organizations that fall under the sanctions, were the Russian private military company “Wagner” and by businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin, who is the chef of the government of the Russian Federation, in particular President of Russia Vladimir Putin. He is also the owner of several restaurants in Moscow.
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