Putin unlikely to become persona non grata in EU due to "Savchenko list" – Schulz
The list is to be checked
European Parliament President Martin Schulz, speaking about the received from Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko list of people who had fabricated the case against the Ukrainian pilot and MP, Nadiya Savchenko, stated that Russian President Vladimir Putin was unlikely to be declared persona non grata in the European Union.
The Head of the European Parliament said this at the press conference in Brussels within the framework of the European Council meeting, UNIAN cites.
As for the "Savchenko list", whether it will be authorized like in the case with the "Mogherini list", if taking into account that Russian President is number one in that list, Schulz said:
"I got this list… I have to check also the list together with other institutions, because I was not the only President who received the list. And as you said, your question was: "do you believe that all the names in the list will be declared persona non grata", and you raised the question about Vladimir Putin. My answer is that not all the names in the list will be declared persona non grata, and probably the first room to be announced," Schulz stated.
As reported before, Ukraine had been coordinating the preparation of the sanction "Savchenko list" with the European Union and the USA