Biden: Ukraine's success in anti-corruption policy may weaken Kremlin's positions

Source : 112 Ukraine

US to make Russia pay for aggression against Ukraine, Vice President says
11:06, 21 June 2016

President's press service

The United States are going to vote for extending sanctions against the Russian Federation until it fulfills all the Minsk peace deals. US Vice President Joe Biden said this, "Golos Ameriki" reports.

"With the support from allies and partners in Europe the United States will make Russia pay for the aggression against Ukraine", the Vice President featured.

According to him, the Russian Federation has to all the obligations noted in Minsk protocol, "and there can be no easier ride".

Biden urged that the sanctions will be extended until "Russians won't implement Minsk peace deals".

The Vice President added that implementing the successful anti-corruption policy in Ukraine and neighboring countries can decrease the Kremlin's influence over these states.

"If we cure the countries from such decease, Russia will lose its powerful way to manipulate them", he said.

Related: US State Department welcomes EU decision to extend sanctions against Crimea

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