Poroshenko announced the introduction of EU sanctions against six people involved in the construction of Crimean bridge
According to the President of Ukraine, this decision was approved by ambassadors of European countries at the EU summit-Ukraine
Wednesday, July 18, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko announced the introduction of EU sanctions against six people involved in the construction of Crimean bridge. According to him, this decision was approved by ambassadors of European countries at the summit EU — Ukraine.
“When developing our agreements at the summit EU-Ukraine, the ambassadors of the member States of the EU agreed on individual sanctions against 6 persons involved in the illegal construction of the bridge Kerch”, — wrote Poroshenko in his microblog on Twitter.
He noted that this decision demonstrates the “inevitability of punishment” for those who will have to deal with Crimea.
This demonstrates the inevitability of punishment for any individuals or entities that had or will have with respect to actions associated with the attempt of annexation and temporary occupation of the Ukrainian Crimea.Peter Presenteraient Ukraine
Recall, the Crimea became a Russian region after held there in March 2014 referendum. According to voting results the vast majority of respondents supported the entry of the region into Russia. While Ukraine continues to consider the Peninsula part, but temporarily occupied territory.
In September 2016, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the issue of Crimea “historically closed”. In may 2018, ahead of schedule by six months, the opening of the bridge connecting Krasnodar Krai with the Crimea.
- Ukraine complained about the billions in losses from the Crimean bridge
- The Kremlin has called the demands for Russia to give Crimea illogical