Cyprus supports extension of sanctions against Russia
15:56, 8 July 2016

Cyprus supports extension of sanctions against Russia

Our position on EU sanctions against Russia remains unchanged, State authorities say

15:56, 8 July 2016


The press secretary of Ukraine's Foreign Ministry Mariana Betsa said this on a briefing, UNIAN reports.

"We assume that EU decision on extension the sanctions against the Russian Federation means that the position of each member state must be the same. We received the assurance of Cyprus Embassy in Ukraine and from Cyprus Foreign Ministry that the position of the State government on this issue remains unchanged", Betsa said.

According to her, the Foreign Ministry count on the support for Ukraine from Cyprus. The Ministry hopes that the island government will continue to bear up the principle of international law, to respect the European values and to support international efforts for escalation of aggression against Ukraine.

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