"We are fighting against a real aggressor—Mr. Putin and the Kremlin
regime—who violate the international law, who illegally grabbed territory of an
independent country and who intimidates the world, and frankly speaking who
didn’t pay the price, not yet. Every aggressor is to pay the price", said Prime
Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk in an interview with an American media source
during his working visit to Washington.
The Head of Government stressed that an ultimate goal of President Putin was
"for Ukraine to become a failed state".
According to Arseniy Yatsenyuk, concerted actions of the E.U. and the
U.S. are needed. And the best example of this concerted action is the joint
statement of G7 leaders: “They made it very clear that sanctions will be in
place until Putin fully implements the Minsk deal".
Concerning providing Ukraine defensive weapons, the Prime Minister emphasized
that this issue is important not only for Ukraine: “But this is important for
the EU and NATO allies, as Ukraine is a shield against the Russian aggression".
important to have a Ukrainian military that is durable and capable of
containing Russia’s well-trained and modernized military", accentuated Arseniy