President Poroshenko: International pressure on Russia will speed up Savchenko's release

Source : 112 Ukraine

Mutual statements of support from international leaders will quicken Savchenko's release
10:31, 10 March 2016

During his press conference in Turkey President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko encouraged international community to exert pressure on the Russian Federation in order to help free Nadiya Savchenko from illegal detention in Russia:

"Currently our main task is to save Nadiya Savchenko. All these days Ukrainian authorities and Foreign Ministry of Ukraine, on my instructions, have been in touch with our partners, world leaders, encouraging them to increase pressure on Russia. You have seen statements of the European Union, the USA and other international partners".

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