The European Union financial support in the southeastern regions of Ukraine

Европейский Союз финансово поддержит юго-восточные области Украины

Recently these regions have suffered losses due to the blockade of the Strait of Kerch.

The European Union will provide support of the South-Eastern regions of Ukraine, which suffered economic losses due to the restriction of Russian access to Ukrainian ports across the Kerch Strait. This was stated by EU high representative for foreign Affairs Federica Mogherini after a meeting with the Minister of foreign Affairs Pavel Klimkin.

The sides discussed the situation in the Azov sea and the capture of Russia Ukrainian sailors. Mogherini said that the EU condemns the illegal annexation of Crimea by Russia, supports the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine and supported the implementation of reforms in our country.

“On the sidelines of the meeting, Mogherini talked with the Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavel Klimkin. They discussed the tensions in the Kerch Strait and the sea of Azov and the condition of captured Ukrainian sailors, ” – said in the message.

We will remind, the special envoy of the US state Department in Ukraine Kurt Volker said that Russia must release the captured sailors of the naval forces of Ukraine for Christmas or New year.

Note, the new resolution on the militarization of Crimea annexed by Russia, which the UN General Assembly will consider on December 17, contains more than strong signals to Russia.

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