Poroshenko: The West needs to draw up a list of “hellish sanctions” in case of Russian aggression West to impose “hellish sanctions” against Russia in case of aggression against Kiev. He stated this on the air of the Italian TV channel Sky TG24, RIA Novosti reports.
According to him, the West must make it clear to Russian President Vladimir Putin that in the event of military aggression against Ukraine, he will receive a solidarity rebuff from the whole world. He stressed that Ukraine needs lethal defensive weapons. At the same time, Poroshenko noted that for the Kremlin, Western states need to draw up a list of sanctions that will be introduced in the event of an offensive.
At the same time, the former head of state said that Kiev does not need NATO soldiers “on the front line with Russia “, Since during his reign in Ukraine,” one of the most effective and powerful armies on the continent was created. “
Earlier, US Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan revealed a way to avoid” catastrophic and tragic violence in Ukraine. Sullivan recalled the statement by US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken about the unusual strengthening of the Russian military on the border with Ukraine. According to him, Washington believes that there are destabilizing forces inside Ukraine. Against this background, the United States hopes that violence on Ukrainian territory can be avoided through diplomatic interaction through existing formats and structures, such as the Normandy format and the Trilateral Contact Group, the American diplomat said.