In the Federation Council responded to the call of the state Department to impose sanctions for a trip to the Crimea

Senator from Crimea Sergey Tsekov commented on the appeal of the special envoy of the US State Department in Ukraine, Kurt Volker, to impose sanctions for a trip to the Crimea. His words on Thursday, March 8, reports RT.

“Application of the Volcker talking about the fact that he teamed up with the Ukrainian radical political leaders. In this situation, he can not play the role of mediator, because actually sided with Ukraine,” — said Tsekov.

According to him, Walker “decided to take over the Crimea”, although still not succeeded in resolving the conflict in the Donbass. Tsekov added that the us diplomat “was not able to give an adequate assessment of what happened in 2014”.

“He did not understand that Crimeans have gone from a serious conflict on its territory, from the war, which threatened the Ukrainian nationalist forces. Walker knows that the referendum in Crimea was absolutely legitimate, and our reunification with Russia complies with international standards,” — said the MP. He noted that “nothing good should be expected from its activities”.

Earlier on 8 March, called on Walker to make the U.S. position on Crimea, “harder, including the implications for travel, trade and business contacts with this territory”. He said that we are talking about trips of politicians.More important news Telegram-channel “Tape days”. Signed!Background: the state Department decided to impose sanctions for a trip to the Crimea