President of Ukraine

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The parties discussed the enhancement of strategic partnership between Ukraine and USA and counteraction to the Russian aggression. Petro Poroshenko provided a detailed information on the escalation in Donbas, the ongoing provocations, as well as the violation of the ceasefire regime by militants controlled by Russia.

The Head of State expressed gratitude to the EU and Christos Stylianides personally for the financial, consultative and humanitarian assistance.

President Petro Poroshenko had a meeting with EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides.

President Petro Poroshenko together with his wife Maryna and families of the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred took part in the memorial service for the fallen activists of Maidan in St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery. The divine service was conducted by Patriarch of Kyiv and All Rus’ - Ukraine Filaret.

In the course of the meeting with families of the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred, President Petro Poroshenko urged people’s deputies to endorse amendments to the Law on Trial in Absentia to transfer accusations against Viktor Yanukovych to the court.

President Petro Poroshenko together with the Prime Minister, Chairman of the Parliament, Prosecutor General and government officials had a meeting with families of the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred. The Head of State instructed the Government to ensure the introduction of state scholarships named after the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred.

In the framework of the 53rd Munich Security Conference, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a meeting with Minister-President of Bavaria Horst Seehofer. Petro Poroshenko informed the Minister-President on the escalation of the security and humanitarian situation in Donbas, particularly in Avdiivka, which confirms that Russia violates the Minsk agreements.

In the framework of the working visit to Germany, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a meeting with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence. “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.

“For me it is another evidence of Russian occupation and violation of international law. It is very symbolical and cynical that it happened during the Munich Security Conference,” the Head of State noted.

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a meeting with Leader of the European People’s Party in the European Parliament Manfred Weber. The parties discussed ways to support Ukraine in the implementation of reforms and restoration of territorial integrity.