Last Updated: September 04, 2022, 20:29 IST
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy stated on Sunday he had known as at the EU to urgently allocate its subsequent spherical of help to Ukraine and pressed for a brand new wave of sanctions on Russia in a telephone name with European Commission leader Ursula von der Leyen.
“Discussed the allocation of the next tranche of #EU macro-(financial) aid ASAP. Emphasized the need to prepare the 8th package of (Western) sanctions (on Russia), including a ban on issuing visas to Russian citizens,” he stated on Twitter.
Zelenskiy, who has warned Europeans to be expecting a troublesome iciness because of Russian oil and gasoline exports cuts, additionally stated he and Von Der Leyen coordinated “steps to limit Russia’s excess profits from the sale of oil and gas”.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal stated previous that Kyiv was once anticipating a tranche of five billion euros ($4.98 billion) in macro-financial help from the EU this coming week.
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