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Slovenia Urges Russia To Stop Financial And Military Support Of Separatists In Donbas

Slovenia Urges Russia To Stop Financial And Military Support Of Separatists In Donbas

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Slovenia urges Russia to immediately stop its financial and military support provided to separatists in Donbas.

This is said in the Joint Declaration on Cooperation of the Countries signed by President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and President of Slovenia Borut Pahor following negotiations, Ukrainian News Agency reports.

"We condemn the act of aggression on the territory of Donetsk and Luhansk regions in the east of Ukraine and urge the Russian Federation to immediately stop provision of financial, military and other support to local separatists," reads the Declaration.

The document reads that Slovenia will not recognize the illegal annexation of the Crimea by Russia. Slovenia supports the policy of sanctions of the European Union against Russia until full implementation of the Minsk agreements.

Slovenia also supports the "open door" policy of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and reforms in Ukraine aiming at achieving the standards of the Alliance. Slovenia is ready to help Ukraine in reforms necessary for implementation of the free trade area agreement with the European Union. In the opinion of Slovenia this will lead to the political association and economic integration of Ukraine with the European Union.

The Declaration calls for cancellation of visa requirements for Ukrainians.

Also, Presidents Poroshenko and Pahor expressed their support to the special monitoring mission of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe in Ukraine and called for unimpeded access of the mission to the Russia - Ukraine state border. They affirmed their intentions to step up joint political and diplomatic efforts within international organizations to protect the territorial integrity, independence and sovereignty of Ukraine, rights of Ukrainian citizens, including rights of the Crimean Tatars.

As Ukrainian News Agency earlier reported, Ukraine and Slovenia have signed an intergovernmental agreement on carrying out remuneration activities by members of families of the staff of diplomatic missions or consular institutions.

Ukraine and Slovenia have signed an agreement on cooperation between the archives of the two countries.

Ukraine and Slovenia have agreed to resume direct passenger flights between Kyiv and Ljubljana.

Ukraine and Slovenia have signed a memo on cooperation in the protection of consumers' rights and a memo on mutual understanding regarding energy efficiency and alternative kinds of fuel.

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