SBU asks Foreign Ministry to ban Le Pen from entering Ukraine

The Security Service of Ukraine has sent a letter to the Foreign Ministry, asking to issue a ban on entry to Ukraine against Marine Le Pen, the National Front's presidential candidate.

This was announced by SBU Chief of Staff Oleksandr Tkachuk, Censor.NET reports citing 112 Ukraine.

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"On Jan. 3, we sent a letter to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. I think, perhaps, even today there will be a positive response, and our initiative regarding the ban on entry into the territory of Ukraine against Marine Le Pen will be upheld," Tkachuk said.

Le Pen's remarks about Crimea must entail consequences, he said, adding the politician is not a representative of France's official authorities.

"Unfortunately, this is not the first time that foreign politicians resort to certain actions or statements that, in our opinion, are at odds with the interests of our state," Tkachuk stressed.

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Earlier, leader of the French far-right and presidential candidate Marine Le Pen said the annexation of Crimea by Russia was not illegal.Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n422123