Ukraine's MFA welcomes EU's decision to extend sanctions against Russia

Source : 112 Ukraine

The Russian Federation must unswervingly implement the Minsk agreements
08:30, 26 June 2021

112 Agency

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine positively assessed the EU's decision to extend economic sanctions against Russia. In particular, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Emine Dzhaparova made her comment on her on Twitter page.

"I welcome the political decision of the European Council to extend the term of economic sanctions against the Russian Federation until January 2022," Dzhaparova said.

Related: European Council instructs Borrell to prepare new sanctions against Russia

She stressed that the Russian Federation must unswervingly implement the Minsk agreements. In addition, Moscow must ensure the withdrawal of troops from the borders of Ukraine and from the temporarily occupied Crimea.

As we reported earlier, the European Union extended economic sanctions against the Russian Federation. Charles Michel, the head of the European Council posted that on Twitter.

"EU will pursue a united & strategic approach to Russia based on 5 guiding principles. We have rolled over our economic sanctions against Russia: Moscow must do its part to ensure full implementation of Minsk Agreements. We will explore formats & conditionalities of dialogue," he wrote.

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