“I welcome the decision of President Trump to prolong the American sanctions against Russia! A clear message to the aggressor that the restrictive measures will be staying in force until the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine is restored. Neither propaganda, nor rattling arms, nor energy blackmailing would undermine the pro-Ukrainian coalition,” Poroshenko wrote.
As it was reported earlier, U.S. President Donald Trump ordered to prolong anti-Russian sanctions due to the situation in Ukraine.
Earlier, on January 26, the United States extended sanctions to 9 Russian companies, another 12 sanctions were clarified. In addition, 21 names have been added to the sanctions list, including Andrei Tcherezov, Deputy Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation. Under the new sanctions were Russians and companies that participated in the supply of Siemens turbines to Crimea.