Ukrainian Politics

 Biden Announced Strengthening of Sanctions Against Russia: Russia Will Be Isolated and Will Pay Even Greater Price

The US is ready for further restrictive measures against Russia if it will not perform its obligations under the settlement of the situation in the Donbas and continue conflict escalation.

Vice President Joseph Biden stated at the joint press conference with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in Kyiv on Friday, Censor.NET reports citing Interfax-Ukraine.

"At this rate the Russian Federation will pay an even greater price, and it will be isolated," Joe Biden said.

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According to him, the international community is trying to influence Russia through sanctions.

"If Russia would have fulfilled its obligations, would have respected the sovereignty of Ukraine and its territorial integrity, then we could start rational discussion about the fate of the sanctions, but so far it has not happened," vice-president of the United States said.

He added that instead of fulfilling its obligations Russia has resorted to "greater acts of provocation, even greater disregard of the agreement, signed by Russia."

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n313023