Graham Watson MEP: EU should consider sanctions on Ukraine

Sir Graham Watson MEPCommenting on the deaths of two protestors in Ukraine today following a police crackdown, Liberal Democrat MEP and Foreign Affairs Spokesperson in the European Parliament Sir Graham Watson commented:

“I deplore President Viktor Yanukovych’s heavy-handed approach which appears to have cost the lives of two protestors in the streets of Kiev today.”

“While the Ukrainian government has turned its back on Europe, we must not turn our back on the people of Ukraine.”

“The European Union should consider imposing sanctions on Ukraine until this brutal repression is brought to an end and a political settlement reached.”