Norway supports keeping sanctions against Russia until full implementation of Minsk agreements14.02.2017 11:47 714
Norway supports keeping sanctions against the Russian Federation until full implementation of the Minsk agreements.
This was stated by State Secretary to the Foreign Ministry of the Kingdom of Norway Marit Berger Rosland, Radio Liberty reports.
"Norway's position on support for Ukraine and preservation of its sovereignty and territorial integrity remains unchanged," Rosland said during the Ukrainian-Norwegian consultations on Monday, February 13.
As reported by the Foreign Ministry of Ukraine, the parties, in particular, discussed the progress of implementation of the Minsk agreements, and the Ukrainian side informed about the consequences of recent escalation of Russia's aggression in Donbas.
"The Norwegian side stressed the principled position of Oslo on condemnation of all manifestations of violations of the international law, and stressed the importance of keeping sanctions against Russia until full implementation of the Minsk agreements. In addition, Norway will continue to provide humanitarian aid to the population of Ukraine affected by the Russian aggression," the Ministry’s statement said.