Poroshenko thanked the President of Malta for the extension of sanctions against Russia.


"We appreciate the position of Malta on the implementation and extension of sanctions against Russia", - Presenteraient of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko thanked the President of Malta Marie-Louise Coleiro the. for the extension of sanctions against Russia over aggression in Donbas and annexation of Crimea, reports mediaUA. About this Poroshenko said at a joint briefing with the President of Malta, according to "112 Ukraine".
"From the first minute of Russian aggression from the first minute of the illegal annexation of Crimea, we felt your support and at the bilateral level and within the EU, in the framework of the UN vote and many other cases. I, on behalf of the Ukrainian people I want to thank you, Madam President, and the Maltese people for such a clear and consistent position. We are also grateful for the position on the implementation and extension of sanctions against Russia in connection with the annexation of Crimea and aggression in the East of our country. Strong condemnation of Malta and the UN vote, human rights violations in the occupied Crimea is extremely important for us", - said Poroshenko.
The President also noted that Malta as a reliable partner becomes closer to Ukraine.