Poroshenko reminds French President of EU sanctions against Russia



President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a phone conversation with the President of France François Hollande, Saturday, June 14, reports the press service of Ukraine’s president.

Hollande expressed his condolences in connection with the tragic events and the loss of Ukrainian military. Poroshenko, in turn, said this was a tragic moment for him and for all the people of Ukraine.

Poroshenko thanked the President of France for the sincere condolences expressed on behalf of the people of France to the people of Ukraine and for François Hollande’s active participation in support of the peace plan of the President of Ukraine.

Poroshenko also expressed his hope that, if the illegal military groups on the territory of Ukraine do not agree to a ceasefire and if the activities aimed at destabilizing the situation continue, including illegal border crossings from the Russian side and the supplying of weapons and military equipment, the EU decision to implement sectoral sanctions against the Russian Federation and to terminate military-technical collaboration will be united and immediate.

Additionally, Poroshenko stated that he is ready to sign the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the European Union in the near future and that he has already given orders to prepare for his trip to Brussels on June 27.

Translation: Anna Mostovych

Source: http://www.president.gov.ua/news/30517.html


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