In an interview to Financial Times, President Petro Poroshenko emphasized the danger of Russian interference in the Ukrainian elections. “I tried to protect Ukraine from the dangers of hybrid war, including the system of their fake news using social media,” Petro Poroshenko said.
"I am sure that for today it is a vivid demonstration of how Ukraine has changed," Petro Poroshenko said. The President congratulated the companies that purchased the license and thanked all the bidders.
“For more than three and half years, we’ve had sanctions against Russia that are an extremely effective mechanism to motivate Putin to sit at the table for negotiation. And the sanctions are working, despite the Russian propaganda that says Russia is happy now. This is not true,” Petro Poroshenko stressed.
“The last half a year was extremely active in reform. And if you can find any country in the world that did so much I would be very much surprised,” President Petro Poroshenko said in an interview to Financial Times, noting the dynamics and progress of reforms in Ukraine.
In an interview to Financial Times, President Petro Poroshenko emphasized that the anticorruption infrastructure had been implemented in Ukraine and the establishment of the Anticorruption Court should complete its formation.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko met with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Finland Timo Soini. The President of Ukraine expressed gratitude for Finland's continued support for the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine, compliance with the EU sanctions regime against the Russian Federation by the Finnish companies, as well as facilitation of the reforms in Ukraine.
“I am really hopeful that the Northern European countries - Sweden, Finland, Denmark - play a very important role in preventing Russia from using the tools of gas blackmail against the EU and Ukraine," the President said.
President Poroshenko stressed that Russia had failed to provoke our country and destabilize the energy sector. Ukraine demonstrated to the whole world its credibility as a partner and country transiting natural gas to the European Union.