The Minister of foreign Affairs Pavlo Klimkin was sure that the anti-Russian sanctions will be extended. He said this in Mariupol, commenting on today’s decision by the EU, reports LIGA.net.
According to him, he was working on the fact that the sanctions against Russia were expanded.
“I was absolutely certain that sanctions will be extended, I work hard to ensure that these sanctions have been expanded. I had no doubt, I have been in contact with representatives of the European Union, i.e. I knew that this decision will be made”, – Klimkin said and added that the decision was taken easily and without pressure.
He stressed that Ukraine needs to clearly work to the next package of economic sanctions against Russia was adopted.
We will remind, today the European Council extended sanctions against 150 people and 37 organizations from Ukraine and Russiathat threaten the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine. It is noted that the sanctions include the freezing of assets of designated individuals and organizations, as well as a number of prohibitions on entry.