June 07, 2014 12:40
Poroshenko insists that Crimea belongs to Ukraine
KYIV. June 7 (Interfax) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he considers Crimea a Ukrainian territory.
"Russia has occupied Crimea, which has been and will remain to be Ukrainian. I firmly stated this to the Russian leadership yesterday, at the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Normandy [landings]: Crimea has been and will remain to be Ukrainian. Period," Poroshenko said in his inaugural speech at the Verkhovna Rada on Saturday.
"There can't be any compromise with anyone regarding Crimea, the European choice, and the governance system," Poroshenko said.
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