President: Ukraine expects prolongation of sanctions against Russia

28.06.2016 13:30 270

President Petro Poroshenko took part in high-level political consultations between Ukraine and the EU with participation of the Presidents of the European Council, European Commission and European Parliament in the framework of the so-called Ukraine-EU mini-summit.

The press service of the Head of State reported.

“The issue of sanctions against Russia has been discussed in details during the meetings with the EU leadership,” the Head of State informed and emphasized that sanctions against the country-aggressor must be continued. “This decision is extremely important for us and we should efficiently work over this issue until the last minute,” Petro Poroshenko said to journalists.

At the same time, Petro Poroshenko noted that Ukrainian diplomats should continue their work for the continuation of sanctions.


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