The Ukrainian side adheres strictly to the Minsk agreements and hopes for the support of Italy in putting pressure on Moscow, said Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk at a meeting with the foreign Minister of Italy Paolo Gentiloni on Wednesday in Kiev.
"The Ukrainian side adheres strictly to the Minsk agreements and hopes on the support of Rome in the continuation of political and economic pressure on the Russian Federation to stop the violation Moscow basic principles of international law and taken on their own shoulders obligations ", - quotes Yatsenyuk after the meeting, the press service of the Cabinet.
Moscow has stated many times that is not a party to domestic conflict and is interested in its early peaceful settlement. Imposed by the West punishments of the Russian Federation considers illegal and unjustified.
The Prime Minister also agreed with the head of the Italian Ministry of foreign Affairs of the prospects of attracting Italian investments, for example in the energy sector. The parties stressed the common interest in the implementation of investment projects in the management and modernization of the energy infrastructure of Ukraine.
Western countries since March 2014 several times already imposed penalties because Russia's position on Ukraine. The last case of the use of such practices were the limits Imposed in March 2015, when expanded sanctions List of the USA.
The list of Russian citizens and organizations who have fallen under the punishment - in the material of the Fins news