Sweden has confirmed the invariability of its position to maintain EU sanction pressure on the Russian Federation, that's according to a report published by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, referring to Swedish Foreign Minister Anne Linde.

During Linde's Stockholm meeting with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Vadym Prystaiko, the parties discussed the dynamics of the bilateral dialogue, including at the highest level, MFA Ukraine reports.

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Linde reaffirmed Sweden's continued support of Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity, a clear position on keeping the issue of the Russian-occupied Crimea on the international agenda, and continued sanction pressure on Russia.

Separately, Linda positively noted the effectiveness of the efforts made by the Ukrainian government in implementing internal reforms.

According to UNIAN, Ukraine, Montenegro, Albania and Norway, aligned with the extension by the European Union of personal sanctions targeting 44 legal entities and 170 individuals (including Russians and and representatives of the self-proclaimed "LPR/DPR").