Herman Van Rompuy: “Crimea's illegal annexation is a disgrace in the 21st century and we will not recognise it”

  

Speaking at the end of the US.-EU summit on Wednesday, President of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy said that both the EU and the US are 'ready to intensify sanctions” against Russia if Moscow does not change course over his actions in Ukraine.

“Crimea's illegal annexation is a disgrace in the 21st century and we will not recognise it”, Van Rompuy said.