web analytics

Ukraine: EU “cannot accept annexation of a sovereign country for the first time after WWII”, asserts Commission

March 20, 2014 - Foreign Affairs & Trade

Jennifer Baker is joined by Pia Ahrenkilde Hansen, spokeswoman of the European Commission, to discuss the EU Summit – which will focus on the situation in Ukraine and EU-Russia relations - taking place on March 20 and 21.

During the Summit, European leaders will discuss the situation in Ukraine and particularly the Crimean referendum, which the EU considers illegal. “Throughout the crisis we have protected the territorial integrity of Ukraine and we cannot accept the annexation of a part of sovereign country in the 21st century, the first time after the Second World War”, Ahrenkilde Hansen asserts.

More Foreign Affairs & Trade Videos