EU Commissioner Johannes Hahn
First Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine – Minister of economic development and trade of Ukraine Stepan Kubiv and EU Commissioner Johannes Hahn during a meeting discussed the extension of sanctions against the Russian Federation. About it reports a press-service of the Ministry of economic development.
“Today it is important that the EU continued to demonstrate unity and solidarity in support for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine. The EU sanctions remain one of the most effective mechanisms to deter Russian aggression. We look forward to further EU support, including the provision of additional trade preferences for Ukraine,” – said Kubiv.
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In turn, Johannes Hahn said that the EU fully supports Ukraine, and welcomed the ambitious reform that the government spends in the social, economic and trade spheres.
“In the EU we see how Ukraine is working resolutely to strengthen the economy of Ukraine in the current difficult conditions. Understand and support you. So, reforms must have a positive impact on the lives of citizens, increase their income, improve the social component. Our main goal is to help stabilize the situation in Ukraine. And the way you handled the issue 1700000 internally displaced persons, still serve us in the EU as an example of determination and courage to Ukraine in overcoming the difficulties caused by the situation in the East, ” said Commissioner Hahn.
We will remind, earlier the President Petro Poroshenko at the meeting with the EU Commissioner for humanitarian aid and crisis management Christ Stylianidis noted that Russia’s recognition of fake documents, “DNR-LNR” requires the enforcement of sanctions.
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