Poroshenko called for the strengthening of sanctions against Russia

Порошенко выступил за усиление санкций против РФ

Poroshenko advocates the strengthening of sanctions against Russia in connection with the persecution of the Crimean Tatars

The President noted the systematic persecution and violation of the rights of Crimean Tatars and Ukrainians in Crimea.

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko emphasizes the necessity of strengthening sanctions against Russia because of the systemic persecution and violation of the rights of Crimean Tatars and Ukrainians in Crimea.

As reported on the presidential website, about this Poroshenko said during a telephone conversation with the Vice-President of the USA Joseph Biden.

The Ukrainian head of state also welcomed the decision of the countries “the Big seven” on the extension of sanctions against Russia for aggression against Ukraine.

Poroshenko and Biden also exchanged views on the development of the situation in the Donbass, noting the deterioration of the security component.

“The Vice-President congratulated the President of Ukraine with the release from Russian captivity of Nadiya Savchenko. He also noted the tremendous work of the President for its return to Ukraine. Petro Poroshenko expressed gratitude to Joseph Biden personally and Barack Obama for their contribution to the liberation of Hope”, – the press service of the Ukrainian President on the results of the conversation.

In turn, Biden greeted the first reformist steps of the Cabinet of Ministers and the General Prosecutor’s office.

As previously reported, Germany will discuss the easing of sanctions against Russia in case of progress in the implementation of the Minsk agreements.

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