US continues to cooperate with European partners in order to exert economic pressure on Moscow in connection with the situation around Ukraine, said White House spokesman Josh Ernest.
United States is considering the possibility of increasing the pressure on Russia over the situation around Ukraine, he said on Friday White House spokesman Josh Ernest.
“Unfortunately, we see that the Russian continue to meet its obligations under the Minsk Agreement … we are disappointed with this,” - said a spokesman for the US president at a briefing.
According to him, the United States continues to work with its European partners in order to exert economic pressure on Moscow in connection with the situation around Ukraine. “We are working with European colleagues to provide additional pressure on Russia,” - said Ernest.
At the same time press secretary of the US president said Washington is confident in the performance of the obligations of Minsk Kiev.
He once again accused Russia of supplying “weapons, materials, and even the staff” to support the militias, saying that “it puts a lot of pressure on the Ukrainian people, the Ukrainian government and the economy.”