(MENAFN - UkrinForm) The United States and the European Union at a meeting of the OSCE Ministerial Council in Vienna expressed strong support for the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine and stated they would never recognize the annexation of Crimea by Russia.
Spokesperson for the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry Mariana Betsa wrote this on Twitter.
'Strong US statement: Russia must withdraw its forces from Donbas, fully implement Minsk, Crimea is Ukraine, Betsa wrote.
She also informed that the European Union strongly supports the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine and reaffirmed it would never recognize illegal annexation of Crimea by Russia.
As Ukrinform earlier reported, the 24th meeting of the OSCE Ministerial Council has started in Vienna today. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is among the participants.