Italian senator: Yulia Tymoshenko is embodiment of European Ukraine

16:24, 18 September 2013
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Chairman of the Italian Senate Foreign Relations Committee Pier Ferdinando Casini has expressed his support and solidarity with former Prime Minister Yulia Tymosheno, who has spent more than two years in jail, according to the Official web site of Yulia Tymoshenko.

"We support the signing of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement at the Eastern Partnership Summit in Vilnius on condition of the timely fulfillment of the criteria. The resolution of the issue of political motivated sentences and the case of Yulia Tymoshenko is key," said Pier Ferdinando Casini during his meeting with Eugenia Tymoshenko.

"For Italy Yulia Tymoshenko is the embodiment of a democratic, European Ukraine. I would like to express our total support and solidarity with her," the Italian senator stressed.

In her turn, Eugenia Tymoshenko informed Pier Ferdinando Casisi of the state of her mother's health and extended her gratitude for his support.

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