Poroshenko at the meeting with Gabriel stressed the importance of maintaining sanctions against Russia and to strengthen them

Порошенко на встрече с Габриэлем подчеркнул важность сохранения санкций против РФ и их усиления

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has held a meeting with Minister of foreign Affairs of Germany Sigmar Garbriel, which is located in Ukraine on your first visit. About it reported in a press-service of Administration of the Ukrainian President.

The head of state stressed the leading role of Germany in the consolidation of European efforts to protect Ukrainian sovereignty from Russian aggression, which is key to restoring stability in Europe.

The parties discussed the worsening situation in the vicinity of the Town caused by shelling by Russian militants.

The President of Ukraine stressed the importance of maintaining sanctions against Russia and their reinforcement. The head of state stressed that the militants provoked a new escalation of violence in the Donbas, the recognition of the documents of the so-called “LNR” and “DNR”, the misappropriation of Ukrainian businesses are another evidence of Russia’s aggression against Ukraine and impose new sanctions tools on the part of the EU.

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The head of state expressed his gratitude for Germany’s contribution to the adoption of the recent decisions on unblocking of the process of introducing a visa-free regime for Ukrainians. The Minister of foreign Affairs of Germany, in turn, assured in supporting the early introduction of bizwise.

Petro Poroshenko and Sigmar Gabriel also noted a positive trend of strengthening economic partnership between Ukraine and Germany.

We will remind, in the afternoon, the militants started firing at the plant from the tanks. As of 16:40 recorded at least five hits on the territory of the city.

Note that the rebels are no longer the first week focused on the shelling of Avdeevka. After the attack on February 24 in the city without water. Earlier in February, residents were under constant bombardment, without light and heat.

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