The NSDC at its meeting on Friday, February 19, imposed a package of sanctions on Medvedchuk.U.S. Embassy declares support for NSDC move to impose sanctions against Medvedchuk / Photo from UNIAN
The Embassy of the United States in Ukraine has declared support for the decision taken by the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) of Ukraine to impose sanctions against MP from the Opposition Platform – For Life Party Viktor Medvedchuk, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s closest ally in Ukraine.
“We support Ukraine’s efforts to protect its sovereignty and territorial integrity through sanctions. Viktor Medvedchuk has been under U.S. sanctions since 2014 for undermining Ukraine’s security, territorial integrity, and democratic institutions,” the diplomats wrote on Facebook.