President of Ukraine

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The agenda of the visit provides for the meetings with newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron, Prime Minister Édouard Philippe and President of the Senate Gérard Larcher.

“There was a busy program today in Brussels. Today, the European Council will hold a session to adopt the decision to continue sanctions against Russia until the full implementation of the Minsk agreements, including its security component,” Petro Poroshenko informed in the briefing following the participation in the EPP Summit.

The phone conversation of the Normandy format leaders as regards the situation in Ukraine will take place next week. It was stated by President Petro Poroshenko in the course of the joint press statement with President of the European Council Donald Tusk in Brussels.

In the course of the working visit to Brussels, President Petro Poroshenko held a meeting with President of the European Council Donald Tusk to discussed the restoration of peace in Ukraine and the resolution of the situation in Donbas. The Head of State was content with the coordination of actions with the President of the European Council as regards the peace issue in Ukraine.

The Ukraine-EU Association Agreement will enter into full force on September 1, 2017. It was stated by President Petro Poroshenko in the press statement following the meeting with President of the European Council Donald Tusk.

President Petro Poroshenko praised greater involvement of the U.S. in the resolution of the situation in Donbas. However, he does not consider it necessary to change the format of negotiations.

The U.S. Congress will speed up consideration of the resolution to recognize the Holodomor of 1932-1933 genocide of the Ukrainian people. It was stated by President Petro Poroshenko following the meeting with Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Paul Ryan.

In 36 hours, the meetings with the key members of the new Administration of President Trump were held. It was stated by President Petro Poroshenko following the results of the working visit to the United States.

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko held a meeting with the members of the U.S. Congress. The Head of State expressed gratitude for a strong bipartisan support for Ukraine from the U.S. Congress in the issue of countering the ongoing Russian aggression, enhancement of defense capacity of our country and implementation of the internal reforms.

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko met with U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross.