Kiev decided to go to the “de-occupation” of the Crimea

Ukraine following the extension of the anti-sanctions European Union should go to the “de-occupation” of the Crimea. On Monday, June 18, in his Twitter, wrote to the Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin.

“Thanks to our friends in the EU for the renewal of the “Crimean” sanctions for another year”, — wrote Klimkin. The Minister also pointed out that now “we must move from a policy of “non-recognition” to the de-occupation”.

the Decision to extend the restrictive measures until June 23, 2019 European Council adopted June 18. In a statement posted on the website of the Council, indicated that the sanctions are based in the EU companies and individuals. In particular, restrict the import of goods from Crimea and the export of products to the Peninsula, as well as investment in the region, buying on site real estate and tourist activities.

the European Union, the United States and several other countries have introduced restrictive measures against Russia in 2014 and linking them with the accession to Russia of Crimea, and then — with the conflict in the South-East of Ukraine. In response, Moscow imposed a ban on food imports from most of the countries that supported anti-Russian sanctions.