Petro Poroshenko gave interview to Ukrainian TV channels, 15.03.2017
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that the negotiation process for conducting his meeting with the President of the United States Donald trump is moving rapidly and the Ukrainian-American relations are actively developing. About this Poroshenko said in an interview with Ukrainian TV channels, reports the press service of the AP.
“I think that Ukrainian-American relations have fantastic momentum,” – said Poroshenko.
The head of state recalled that he had held a phone conversation with Donald trump, and expressed confidence that the situation in Ukraine in the American establishment, the White house, the U.S. State Department is changing for the better.
“And I am very happy, because there comes a greater understanding, a greater willingness to act decisively in defense of freedom and defense of democracy,” he said.
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Petro Poroshenko has reminded that during a meeting with the Vice-President of the United States, Mike Pence, they have outlined a number of specific steps towards cooperation.
The head of state recalled that immediately after the election and the inauguration of the trump “we had a lot of experts who drew the situation for Ukraine in absolutely black tones”. According to him, said that “behind Ukraine, Russia and the U.S. agree on something secret, and Ukraine will have to implement it.”
According to the President, bipartisan support in Congress and the Senate, which was Ukraine always, today realized in the absolute intensification of contacts between the two countries.
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As reported, on 5 February had a telephone conversation Poroshenko and trump, in which Poroshenko has congratulated his colleague with his inauguration as head of the United States and called for the intensification of dialogue at all levels with the new American administration.
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