Ukraine, which never posed a threat to neighbors, can be trusted and is safe to pass a lethal weapon to deter Russian military aggression. About it the President Petro Poroshenko, who is visiting the United States, the press service of the head of state.

“We are over the 2.5 years proved that you can rely on us and you can trust us. We have demonstrated that Ukraine has never conducted and will not conduct wars of conquest. From Ukraine never posed a threat. And absolutely safe to give us a lethal weapon. For their land we will fight until the last drop of blood”, – he said at a meeting with representatives of the Ukrainian American community at the Ukrainian Institute of America in new York.

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The head of state stressed that today “very important” to sanctions against Russia continued and intensified.

“Russia’s violation of human rights in the occupied territories, including in relation to the Crimean Tatars require the introduction of additional sectoral sanctions. The world must respond. As an example, a good result for us could give a modernized analogue of the amendment of Jackson-Vanik,” said the President, calling together to develop a plan of action and work in this direction.

Poroshenko in the United States: it is perfectly safe to give us a lethal weapon 19.09.2016

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