Slovenia to support sanctions against Russia until withdrawal of troops from Crimea and Donbas – Poroshenko

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and President of Slovenia Borut Pahor discussed the situation with Russian aggression in the east of our country and illegal annexation of Crimea.

This has been reported by the press service of the Head of State.

 “We are grateful to Slovenia for supporting the continuation of sanctions until full withdrawal of Russian troops and restoration of sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine,” Petro Poroshenko said.

The President informed that he had discussed the situation in the occupied Crimea with the President of Slovenia. “We noted that the lasting militarization of the peninsula and mass human rights violations cause serious concern in the international community,” he said.

The Head of State also thanked for the assistance to Ukrainians affected by the Russian aggression. According to him, it is symbolic that 240 Ukrainian children who became orphans after the Russian aggression had an opportunity to have a rest in Slovenia and see the benefits of European vector of development.


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