Yatsenyuk: EU and U.S. should extend sanctions against Russia

09:35, 20 November 2015
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The European Union and the United States should extend sanctions against the Russian Federation, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said at a meeting with Ambassadors of G7 and EU member states, according the government’s press service.

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The meeting began a minute of silence for victims of terrorist attacks in Paris.

"We believe that the sanctions should be extended, and all EU countries, and the United States," - said the prime minister.

The meeting began with a minute of silence for the victims of the terrorist attacks in Paris.

"It's very important for us to be united, work together, combat global terrorism and remain united against the Russian aggression," said Yatsenyuk.

Arseniy Yatsenyuk has stressed that, despite the fact that the world has met enormous challenges, the support of Ukraine "without a doubt is on the agenda of all EU member states as well as the G7 countries."

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The meeting discussed the implementation of the Minsk agreements and the current situation in the east of Ukraine, Ukraine's debt restructuring process and preparation for the introduction of the Ukraine-EU DCFTA from January 1, 2016.

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