Poroshenko on Putin’s recognition of passports “DNR/LNR”: This is another proof of the Russian occupation

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko called the decree of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin on the recognition of passports andother documents of the so-called “DNR” and “LNR” violate international law and evidence of occupation of this part of Ukraine. He said this in Munich after talks with Vice-President Mike Pence.

“For me this is another proof of the Russian occupation and violation of international law. Very symbolic and cynical that it happened during the Munich security conference,” – said the head of state.

The Ukrainian President added that during the meeting, informed the Vice-President of the USA Mike Pence about the decision of Russian President Putin.

We will remind, today, on February 18, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on the recognition in Russia of the documents issued to citizens of Ukraine and stateless persons residing in the occupied territories of Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Ukraine.