Finland considers Crimea part of Ukraine and is ready to support sanctions against Russia or any other decision taken by the European Union regarding the deteriorating situation with Crimea. This was announced by Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine in Finland Andriy Olefirov in the air "112 Ukraine".
"Finland voted for the fact the referendum in the Crimea was illegal, Crimea is part of Ukraine. Therefore, Finland is ready to support sanctions against Russia, or any other solution that would be generated ин the EU. Finland supports Ukraine through humanitarian aid department, as well as through participation in special OSCE monitoring mission, "- said Olefirov.
"Today, the President and Prime Minister of Finland said that Minsk agreements are the only instrument to resolve the issue of Donbas. It is noted that the sanctions can not be removed until the full implementation of the Minsk agreements, "- said Ukrainian Ambassador to Finland.