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 Russia's actions in Aleppo should entail new sanctions, - Poroshenko to Tusk

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a telephone conversation with President of the European Council Donald Tusk.

Censor.NET reports citing presidential press secretary Sviatoslav Tseholko's Twitter page.

"Poroshenko and Tusk coordinated positions on the eve of the European Council meeting scheduled for Dec. 15," he wrote.

"Donald Tusk offered reassurance he would make every effort to ratify the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU and will contribute to the soonest conclusion of visa liberalization for Ukrainians.

"President Poroshenko stressed he counted on the continuation of EU sanctions against Russia for its failure to observe the Minsk agreements. He also expressed concern about the humanitarian situation in the Syrian city of Aleppo and noted Russia deserved new sanctions for its actions there," the presidential press service reported later.

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