Poroshenko welcomed the EU sanctions against Russia

Порошенко приветствовал санкции ЕС против России

The President Of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko

The head of state commented on the decision of the EU Council to extend for six months the anti-Russian measures.

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko welcomed the decision of the Council of the European Union to extend sanctions against Russia. He reported about it in Facebook.

“I welcome the unanimous endorsement of the decision of the Council of the European Union to extend until 31 January 2019 economic and sectoral sanctions against Russia for gross aggression against Ukraine. Appreciate the joint support of the States members of the Ukrainian independence and territorial integrity”, − said the head of state.

He also added that the next “Ukrainian” week in Brussels will continue to work with EU leaders and the Euro-Atlantic community on developing a strategy to counter the Russian threat.

Recall, the European Union extended sanctions against Russia until 31 January 2019 .

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