The Ukrainian leader urged the West to extend anti-Russian economic sanctions.
The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko expects the EU’s solidarity in the cooperation and confrontation of Russian aggression. Such expectations in an interview with German newspaper Welt has shared the head of state on the eve of the summit Ukraine-EU, reports the Internet-the edition with reference to .
«Unity and solidarity are what we expect from the European Union. It is equally important to our aspirations for reform and our struggle against Russian aggression,» said Poroshenko.
The President also hopes that European politicians will take a fair decision against Russia for its aggression in Ukraine.
«The sanctions are very important. I think that during the summit, it is confirmed that sanctions should remain in force until, until you restore the territorial integrity of Ukraine, including Crimea», – said Poroshenko.
In addition, one of the main issues of the summit considers the ratification of the Association Agreement and visa-free regime.»We come to the summit with specific expectations. These two solutions are symbolic and important in the context of our mutual EU intentions. There is a mutual understanding on how the Association Agreement with the EU can be ratified. I hope that during the EU summit in December will reach a long-awaited breakthrough on this issue,» – said Poroshenko.