NATO secretary general notes effectiveness of sanctions against Russia

NATO secretary general notes effectiveness of sanctions against Russia

NATO has noted the effectiveness of international sanctions imposed on Russia due to its aggression against Ukraine, as well as the need for further pressure on the Kremlin.

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said this after a meeting of the Ukraine-NATO Commission in Kyiv on Monday, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

"I especially note the importance of economic sanctions. NATO does not resolve this issue, but NATO allies implement sanctions. It is extremely important to continue sanctions until Russia changes its behavior in east Ukraine, in Crimea, and until it fulfills the Minsk agreements," he said.

At the same time, Stoltenberg noted that NATO, in turn, had carried out the greatest strengthening of collective defense since the end of the Cold War.

"This is a response to Russia's aggressive actions in Ukraine," he said. 


Let’s get started read our news at facebook messenger > > > Click here for subscribe

While citing and using any materials on the internet that are open to search systems, hyperlinks to not lower than the first paragraph are mandatory. Citing and using materials in ofline-media, mobile apps, SmartTV are allowed only with receipt of a written permission from "". News and publications marked "Advertisement" and articles in the block "Releases" include promoted content, and an advertiser is responsible for the content.

© 2015-2018 Ukrinform. All rights reserved.

Website design Studio Laconica
Extended searchHide extended search
By period:
*/ ?>