25 Feb 2022 12:39

Zelensky urges Johnston to step up sanctions against Russia

KYIV. Feb 15 (Interfax) - Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has spoken with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson over the phone and said that Ukraine needs support from its partners more than ever.

"Held talks with UK PM Boris Johnson. Reported on the course of Ukraine's defense," Zelensky said on Twitter on Friday.

"Today Ukraine needs the support of its partners more than ever. We demand effective counteraction to the Russian Federation. Sanctions must be further strengthened," he said.