Parubiy: we Need sanctions against Russia in the energy sector

Парубий: Нужны санкции против РФ в энергетике

Parubiy wants new sanctions

The speaker held a meeting with the special representative of the US state Department in Ukraine with Kurt Volker.

Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Andrew Parubiy noted the importance of strengthening the anti-Russian sanctions in the energy sector. The Chairman of the Ukrainian Parliament said on Friday, October 27, during a meeting with the special representative of the US state Department on Affairs Kurt Volker, reports Interfax-Ukraine.

“For us, a very important position on the continuation and strengthening of sanctions against the Russian Federation. We appreciate the sanctions package, which was introduced recently, and it is very important that he touched the energy sector,” – said paruby.

According to him, Ukraine and the countries of Europe are categorically against the construction of the gas pipeline Nord stream-2.

“And we are now preparing a letter from the heads of the parliaments of East Central Europe to the European Parliament and the United States and urge them to suspend participation in the construction of Nord stream-2”, – said the speaker.

We will remind, the administration of U.S. President Donald trump gave the Congress a list of organizations associated with Russia, in respect of which the possibility of applying new sanctions.

The Kremlin has expressed concern about the publications about new U.S. sanctions.