Presidents of Ukraine, Finland discuss security situation in Donbas

Presidents of Ukraine, Finland discuss security situation in Donbas

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a phone conversation with President of Finland Sauli Niinistö. The Heads of State coordinated positions on the eve of the visit of the President of Russia to Finland.

The press service of the Head of State reported.

The President underscored deterioration of security situation caused by the supply of Russian weaponry and troops to the occupied areas of Donbas. He also emphasized the importance of deploying the OSCE police mission in the region.

In his turn, the President of Finland expressed full support for the continuation of sanctions against Russia due its non-fulfillment of the Minsk agreements.

The parties also discussed a series of issues of the Ukraine-EU agenda. Particularly, President Niinistö noted that the visa-free regime for Ukrainians should be introduced without any delays, because Ukraine had fulfilled all necessary conditions for that.


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