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 Ukraine's PM urges EU and US not to relieve sanctions against Russia

Prime Minister of Ukraine Arsenii Yatseniuk said at the meeting with Ambassadors Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the G7 countries and EU member states that sanctions against Russia should be extended by all the EU countries and the United States.

"It is very important for us to be as a whole, work together, fight against global terrorism, and stay united against Russian aggression," prime minister stated, Censor.NET reports citing Cabinet press service.

Yatseniuk stressed that despite ultimate challenges the world is currently facing, the question of Ukraine's support is "without a doubt on the agenda of all the EU member states and the G7 countries."

"We are convinced that the sanctions should be extended by all the EU members and the U.S.," he said.

The agenda of the meeting also included the implementation of the Minsk agreements and the current situation in the east of Ukraine, the process of restructuring Ukraine's debt, as well as the preparations for launching the EU-Ukraine free trade zone deal on Jan. 1, 2016.

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