Saturday, February 18, 2017

Ukraine and issue of Crimea remain among priorities of new U.S. Administration - meeting between President of Ukraine and U.S. Vice President

February 18, 2017 ( In the framework of the working visit to Germany, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a meeting with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence. Following the meeting, the Head of State informed that Ukraine remains among priorities in the policy of new U.S. Administration.
We have once again received a powerful signal that USA stands with Ukraine, that Ukraine is among the top priorities for the new U.S. Administration. The issue of Crimea and decisive struggle for the liberation of Crimea also remain among priorities,” Petro Poroshenko said. The Head of State noted that the meeting lasted almost twice as long as planned. Petro Poroshenko and Mike Pence discussed coordination of actions as regards the situation in eastern Ukraine and Russian occupation of the Donbas territories. They also coordinated efficient steps to form the Ukrainian agenda of negotiations with Russia.
I was impressed that the U.S. Vice President was very well informed about the details of the process that takes place,” the Head of State stressed. The President invited the U.S. Vice President to make a visit to Ukraine. The Head of State noted that his meetings within the Munich Security Conference confirmed strong solidarity with Ukraine.

It is very important that Ukraine remained among the main topics of the security conference today and yesterday. We have received another confirmation of a very powerful global solidarity with Ukraine that helps us during the aggression of Russia,” Petro Poroshenko emphasized. The President once again noted that not a single issue will be resolved behind Ukraine.