BRUSSELS, February 20. /ITAR-TASS/. European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton has disclaimed the European Union’s responsibility for instigating violence in Ukraine.
She said this when asked by Russian journalist about the European Union’s responsibility for its support to “anything but peaceful protests” in Ukraine.
The European Union thinks it necessary to carry out an independent investigation into the situation in Ukraine and punish those responsible for the upsurge if violence there, Catherine Ashton said on Thursday after emergency meeting of the European Union’s foreign ministers.