Petro Poroshenko (right)Photo: Michael Markiv / “Kommersant”
Member States of the European Union is ready to take under its patronage the territory of Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Ukraine after they will be back under control of Kiev. On Monday, August 6, in his Facebook account wrote the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.
“The summit Ukraine — EU, we have agreed to launch my initiative regarding the “patronage” of the concerned member States of the European Union over the individual cities and areas of these territories for the implementation of projects targeting the rehabilitation of infrastructure, economic development, ensure the normal life of the community”, — assured the Ukrainian leader.
According to him, Kyiv welcomes the willingness of European partners to join the reconstruction and development are exempt from the “Russian aggressor” territory.
On 1 August the President of Ukraine has demanded from Russia indemnification for the destruction of the economic potential of the Crimea and the Donbass. Poroshenko said that he appealed to the government to take measures for the establishment of a coordinating body envisaged in the framework of the law on the reintegration of Donbass. He also demanded to form a consolidated claim to Russia to compensate for the losses caused by Moscow.
Ukraine has officially recognized Russia an “aggressor state” and the occupier of the territories. This provision was recorded in the law on the reintegration of Donbass, adopted in February. Moscow has repeatedly rejected such accusations.
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