Tymoshenko met with Volker and urged the US to strengthen sanctions against Russia

The leader of the party “Fatherland” Yulia Tymoshenko, who announced her intention to participate in the Ukrainian presidential elections, met with the special representative of the US state Department for Ukraine Kurt Volker.

“I thanked the United States for the help and support of our state. And called for the strengthening of sanctions against the aggressor of Russia, and noted the need to assist the naval forces of Ukraine”,-Tymoshenko wrote in Facebook.

She also told Volker about the work of her party.

“We went through the sections of the” New course ” prepared by our team with the best experts, “New Constitution”, “New economic course”, “New strategy of peace and security”. Kurt Volker noted the clear position of our team on the need to continue the integration of Ukraine into NATO and the EU”, — said Tymoshenko.

Earlier in the state Department demanded that Russia release the detained Ukrainian sailors.