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 SBU postpones Ukraine entry ban on French presidential candidate Le Pen, - Tkachuk

The Ukrainian side has decided not to ban French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen from entering Ukraine.

Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) chief of staff Oleksandr Tkachuk said, Censor.NET reports citing Interfax-Ukraine.

"No decision on entry ban has been made. Following the assessment of all information and government agencies' opinions, a collective decision was made not to ban the entry for the time being," Tkachuk told journalists in Kyiv on Monday when asked if Ukraine's Foreign Ministry had agreed the position on the issue with the SBU.

Read more: SBU might ban Le Pen from Ukraine

As previously reported, French presidential candidate Le Pen said the return of Crimea and Sevastopol to Russia was fair.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine slammed the allegation in its statement on Jan. 3.

The SBU addressed the Foreign Ministry seeking to bar Le Pen from entering the country.
 
 
 
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