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 Poroshenko urges EP President to adequately respond to certain MEP's illegal visits to occupied Crimea, Donbas

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko held a meeting with President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani following the ceremony of signing the decision on the EU visa waiver for Ukrainians.

As reported by Censor.NET citing the presidential press office, Poroshenko noted that the European Parliament has always been one of the most ambitious supporters of European aspirations of the people of Ukraine. That is why today's signature of the EU's decision to provide the visa-free regime for Ukrainians is a common achievement.

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The parties expect the next decision to be the entry into force of the Association Agreement.

Poroshenko expressed confidence that Ukraine would enjoy support of the European Parliament in the future, namely on the future more ambitious European agenda of Ukraine.

The head of state drew attention to the lasting brutal violation of the Minsk agreements by the Kremlin, the evidence of which is another aggravation of security and humanitarian situation in the Donbas.

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He underlined the importance of support by the European Parliament for the continuation of the policy of sanctions against Russia until full restoration of Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity, including Crimea.

The president strongly condemned illegal visits to the occupied territories of Crimea and Donbas by certain members of the European Parliament and urged the President of the European Parliament to deliver an adequate response and prevent such visits in the future.

Poroshenko reiterated invitation to Antonio Tajani to visit Ukraine.

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