Andriy Yermak and Michael McFaul discussed further steps to enhance sanctions on Russia

Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Andriy Yermak and Director of the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI), Former US National Security Adviser, Ambassador Michael McFaul, who are chairing the international working group on sanctions against Russia held a regular online meeting to discuss further steps to increase sanctions pressure.

The main focus was on the institution of sanctions against the leadership of the Russian Federation and Russian oligarchs close to power. This topic will be reflected in the new work of the expert group.

In addition, Andriy Yermak and Michael McFaul discussed Ukraine’s international security guarantees, as well as preparations for a speech by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy at Stanford University in late May.