Poroshenko, EPP head Daul coordinate ways to enhance pressure on Russia

15:05, 30 March 2017
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President of the European People's Party (EPP) Joseph Daul during a meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in the framework of the EPP Congress held in Malta said he stands for sustained sanctions against Russia until Ukraine's territorial integrity is completely restored, including in Crimea, presidential press service told UNIAN.

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The two leaders coordinated ways to enhance international pressure on Russia given the recent illegal actions destabilizing the situation in Donbas, the report says.

The EPP chief reiterated continued support for Ukraine and preservation of sanctions against Russia until the restoration of sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, including Crimea.

Read alsoPoroshenko: Kremlin aims at splitting Europe, watering down its valuesThe parties also discussed prospects for completing the ratification of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, as well as the introduction by the European Union of a visa-free travel for Ukrainians.

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