Ukrainian President Calls on Israel to Take a Stand on Conflict With Russia

AP Photo/Mykola Lazarenko, Pool
AP Photo/Mykola Lazarenko, Pool

Israel should take a stand in the Ukraine-Russia conflict, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said in his address to the Knesset on Wednesday.

“When evil wins in one place, it will try to continue to another,” Poroshenko warned. “We need to act in cooperation, and Israeli politicians should make their stance towards Ukraine very clear.”

Poroshenko said that over the last 21 months, 9,000 Ukrainians were victims of “Russian-funded terror,” and warned that the 17,000 Jews in Crimea may find themselves in danger.

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