September 10, 2014
President has signed law on sanctions against Russia
This was informed by Poroshenko during governmental meeting on Wednesday, September 10.
Minsk agreements say nothing about federalization.
According to the President law on special status of separate regions of Luhansk and Donetsk oblasts will be submitted to the Rada [Parliament] next week.
President Poroshenko declares that the Minsk agreements don’t presuppose neither federalization, nor alienation of Ukrainian territories.
‘The protocol say nothing neither about federalization nor alienation’, – the President said.
He underlined that the law on special status of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts would be submitted to the parliament the next week.
Poroshenko has signed law on sanctions.
Sanctions include freezing of assets, prohibition for foreign legal and physical persons to operate at Ukrainian territory.
According to the text of law, sanctions against certain foreigners and foreign legal persons would be approved by National Security and Defense Council and introduces by presidential decree. In case sanctions are imposed against foreign state or unlimited number of people of certain activity (sector sanctions), they would take effect after decision of NSDC and presidential decree approved by parliament.
The sanctions include – freezing of assets, prohibition of operating at Ukrainian territory, prohibition on broadcasting and work in internet, privatization, use of licenses and transit across Ukrainian territory.