Irina Chumakova. Britain will continue to put pressure on the Russian Federation through punishment and to assist Ukraine in the " restoration of sovereignty ", said the Prime Ministers of Britain Philip Hammond on the last working day of the week.
according to his statement, the Russian " tragic aggression and destabilization of Ukraine is one of the biggest security challenges in the European Union since the end of the cold war."
"Britain will continue to support Ukraine in restoring its sovereignty and territorial integrity ", - said in his statement. He also noticed that London " will continue to assist in the modernization of the military power of Ukraine and to provide technical assistance ".
"We will also continue to work with EU partners in putting pressure on the Russian Federation through punishment, as long as Russia does not fulfill the Minsk consensus and not leave Crimea ", - said the Minister.
He also tried to convince Kiev to " do all in their power for the execution of the Minsk agreements ".
Britain has also provided Ukraine with more than 16 million pounds sterling in the form of humanitarian aid, is reported in the appeal of the Minister, issued in connection with the ongoing 12th annual meeting of the Yalta European strategy (YES).
according to his statement, London will continue to assist Ukraine in implementing " reform and the battle against illegal activities of officials in the facilitation of the operation of the business and assets recovery ".
in April of last year the Ukrainian authorities began in the Donbass force special operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of the region. The Ukrainian authorities and the West blame Russian Federation of interfering in Ukraine's internal Affairs. The EU and the US imposed penalties against certain individuals, organizations, and entire sectors of the Russian economy. In response, Russia restricted imports of food items from countries that have entered against her punishment. In June 2015, in response to the extension of the sanctions Russia has extended food embargo for one year, until August 5, 2016. Moscow has repeatedly stated that it is not a party to domestic conflict and is not privy to the events in the South-East, is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis.