The UN started talking about sanctions against the Kremlin for certification of residents of Donbass
KIEV. April 26. UNN. After the recent presidential decree on the extradition of citizens had occupied territories of Donbass passports under the simplified procedure, Ukraine requires increased international pressure on the Kremlin. This was stated by the permanent representative of Ukraine to the United Nations Volodymyr Yelchenko, speaking at a meeting of the UN security Council on Ukraine, the correspondent of UNN.
“Illegal passportisation of Ukrainian citizens means that the Kremlin recognizes its occupation of Ukrainian territory in Donetsk and Lugansk regions. This is another step towards the annexation of these territories”, — said the diplomat.
According to Yelchenko, the neighbors of Russia are well aware of how Russia is using humanitarian pretexts for intervention in the internal Affairs and invasion.
During his speech he also noted that the destabilization and the fragmentation of Ukraine was a very clear intention behind every actions of Russia over the last 5 years.
“However, Russia will bear responsibility for that, and that is why the strengthening of international pressure on the Kremlin, including new targeted sanctions against the state-asesora should be our common goal. So it is possible to return Russia to the path of implementation of their obligations under the Minsk agreement”, — he said.
Recall, the OSCE, the UN explained why in Minsk have agreed about the Easter truce.