Dombrovskis to discuss Ukraine crisis at key conference

  • 2014-09-12
  • From wire reports, RIGA

Newly appointed EC vice president Valdis Dombrovskis (photo: AFP)

Newly appointed European Commission Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis is in Ukraine to discuss the Ukraine crisis and EU, Russia sanctions.

The former Latvian Prime Minister will join worldwide experts to discuss Ukraine's economical situation at the Yalta annual meeting in Kiev on September 13.

Talks with also center around solving the Ukraine crisis and recently imposed sanctions against Russia.

EU leaders accuse Russia of trying to destabilize Ukraine's sovereignty by sending troops in to the east of the country. Moscow has repeatedly denied the claims.

In the latest developments, EU leaders agreed to fresh sanctions on Friday against Russia. Russia has vowed to retaliate with more sanctions against Western countries.