Poroshenko thanks EU for new sanctions due to elections in Crimea

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President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has expressed gratitude to the EU Council for the introduction of additional personal sanctions in connection with the illegal "parliamentary elections" in annexed Crimea.

The Head of State wrote this on Twitter.

"I welcome the European Council decision to introduce additional personal sanctions in connection with the illegal "parliamentary elections" in Crimea," reads a statement.

The President also thanked the EU "for the preservation of policy of non-recognition of illegal annexation of Crimea and strengthening of sanction pressure on the Russian aggressor."

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