Consideration of the adoption of the second package of sanctions concerning Russia will be held at the meeting of the Council of national security and defense of Ukraine on Wednesday, said a source in government circles.
The preliminary meeting of the SBFA of Ukraine is scheduled for Wednesday, and, as planned, the Council will discuss the issue of introducing a relatively Russia's second batch of sentences, informs RIA "news" referring to own source. The press service of the Ukrainian government first said that in total, two orders of the Cabinet include a proposal to enforce penalties regarding 1124 physical and 156 of legal entities. Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk explained that the introduction of the second set of sentences is a consequence of the adoption of such measures with respect to Russia from USA. However, on Sunday it was announced that Ukraine has blocked the supply on their territory of products confectionery company " Konti-Rus ", applying his " special sanction as a temporary suspension of foreign economic activity ". On Thursday, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko met in Brussels with the head of EU diplomacy Federica Mogherini, raising as one of the key issues of the meeting tougher sanctions on Russia. We emphasize that Georgia did not want to join the second batch of anti-Russian sanctions and agreed on this decision with the European Union, arguing his unwillingness " to open a second front in the Caucasus."