The head of EU diplomacy does not care about Ukraine

Summary

The head of EU diplomacy Federica Mogherini does not care about Ukraine.

Disproof

No evidence given. Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation about the EU abandoning Ukraine.

The EU does not recognise and continues to condemn the violation of international law by Russia. Earlier this year, at the joint press point with the Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman, the High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini reiterated the continued support from the European Union side, "both on the territorial integrity and the sovereignty of the country and on the reform process that the Ukrainian citizens want to see and expect from the government, and on which you have personally done so much and continue to do so much".

Read more about EU's position regarding Ukraine here.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 125
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 07/11/2018
  • Language/target audience: Ukrainian
  • Country: Ukraine, EU
  • Keywords: Federica Mogherini, Abandoned Ukraine, Sanctions
  • Outlet: Ucraina.ru
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