European MPs to adopt Ukraine resolution as US’s Nuland goes to Kiev


The European Parliament is going to adopt a resolution on the deteriorating situation in Ukrainian. This is according to the Parliament’s political group that calls itself the European People’s Party, who said the vote was due on Thursday, voiceofrussia.com reprots.
The PACE has held an extraordinary debate on the Ukrainian crisis that yielded a resolution and a package of recommendations. According to the document, the EP may consider sanctions against Ukraine in April 2014, should the country’s government violate the rights of its nationals or send in troops to break up the Maidan protest camp. The European Parliament has also warned Ukraine that it may be denied its right to vote at the April session.
Meanwhile, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland arrived on a two-day visit to Ukraine on Thursday, the press service of the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine has reported.
Nuland is expected to meet with Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, acting Foreign Minister Leonid Kozhara, opposition leaders and civil society representatives. Earlier, the U.S. Department of State said that at the meetings Nuland would discuss the current situation in Ukraine, as well as possible ways of moving the country towards democracy, European integration and economic growth.
At the end of her visit to Ukraine, Nuland will hold a press conference for the media on Friday.

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