New EU Sanctions On Russia Not Enough – Ukraine
Ukrainian Foreign Minister, Dmytro Kuleba on Monday said the incoming new European Union sanctions on Russia will be “insufficient.”
Kuleba said he has seen the draft for the planned fifth draft of EU punitive measures and “as it stands now it is an insufficient response to Russia’s crime and Russian aggression
“EU sanctions must be strengthened,” the minister said in a live stream on Twitter.
In particular, he called for an embargo on Russian oil, gas and coal, the closure of EU ports to Russian vessels and goods and for new Russian banks to be excluded from the SWIFT banking communications network.
“After seeing the images from Bucha and thinking about all the suffering of Ukrainian civilians.
“I cannot politely call on and encourage, I can only demand,” Kuleba said.