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Yulia Tymoshenko meets with US Senator Joe Manchin

12:28 07.12.2018

Batkivshchyna Party leader Yulia Tymoshenko met with Senator Joe Manchin, member of the United States Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, during a working visit to the United States.

The parties discussed the escalation of Russia’s war against Ukraine, in particular the recent events in the Kerch Strait, and the situation surrounding martial law in Ukraine.

Yulia Tymoshenko called for strengthening sanctions against Russia and stressed the need for negotiations in the Budapest Plus format with the leaders of the signatory states of the Budapest memorandum and with the involvement of the EU High Commissioner and the leadership of Germany.