Poroshenko Calls on the EU to Demonstrate a Powerful Position in Supporting Ukraine

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and President of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy coordinated positions before the meeting of the European Council in the course of which it is planned to discuss the Ukrainian issue.

Censor.NET citing the press serviceof the President reports that in the course of thephone conversation, the Head of State called on the EU to"demonstrate a powerful position of actions on the support ofUkraine".

PetroPoroshenko informed Herman Van Rompuy on the situation in theDonbas and the progress of the ATO. He also reported on many newfacts of crossing the Ukrainian border by the militants andsupplying major end items by the Russian party.

Inaddition, the President expressed concern over the illegalimprisonment of the Ukrainian citizens - pilot Nadiia Savchenko anddirector Oleh Sentsov who had been illegally taken to the territoryof the Russian Federation. The Head of State called on the EU torespond to the fact of violation of the international law and makea respective statement.

Presidentof the European Council Herman Van Rompuy expressed support to theactions of the Ukrainian government and wished "courage in such acomplicated situation".

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Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n293943