The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko met with Minister of foreign Affairs of great Britain Philip Hammond, and also held a telephone conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, according to the press service of the head of the Ukrainian nation.
at the meeting with Hammond Poroshenko said: "Thank you for your strong support of the UK protection of Ukraine's independence, territorial integrity and sovereignty. Our struggle is a battle for freedom, democracy and European values and principles ". However, He said that Ukraine is paying a high price for their struggle, is notified on the Internet office of the President of Ukraine." It will be very dangerous, if the European partners will put on rose-colored glasses, thinking that all is well, " said Poroshenko, explaining the situation in the Donbass. According to him, " to de-escalate the situation it is necessary to enter the international peacekeeping mission ". In addition, the interlocutors agreed that there should be strengthened by the work of the OSCE mission in Ukraine ". Poroshenko said that Ukraine hopes to further support Britain and effective cooperation between countries." We are grateful for your participation in the trust Fund NATO. We are pleased with our cooperation in the economic sphere, " said Poroshenko. The Manager tried to convince the UK to ratify the Association agreement between Ukraine and the European Union. For its Part, Hammond said: "I Wish to reiterate that We strongly support your struggle for sovereignty and the protection of territorial integrity, integrity issues throughout the territory of Ukraine ". He added that the EU is ready to support the policy of punishment with regard to Russia, and in the future to strengthen in case of escalation of the situation. First Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk met with Hammond said that Kyiv hopes to get more help from London " for defensive operations ". Poroshenko also informed about the provisions in the Donbass Merkel. They say that the leaders of the two countries stressed the need to increase the number of OSCE observers and technical equipment of the mission to accelerate the deployment of observation points of the OSCE on the frontline ". Poroshenko and Merkel also discussed the implementation of further punishment relative to Russia and continued until the full execution of the Minsk agreements, including the restoration monitoring of the Ukrainian-Russian border." The parties also discussed the Details of the upcoming visit of the President of Ukraine in Germany, which will be held in March, according to the report. Yesterday, Merkel has threatened Russia with new sentences With "severe failure" Minsk package.