President of Ukraine

President of Ukraine met with U.S. Special Representative for Ukraine

16 May 2018 - 18:18

President of Ukraine met with U.S. Special Representative for Ukraine

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko met with U.S. Special Representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker.

The interlocutors discussed the situation in the Donbas and noted the importance of deploying a UN peacekeeping mission in its occupied part.

Petro Poroshenko and Kurt Volker emphasized the necessity of immediate liberation of Ukrainian hostages.

Important attention was paid to cooperation in the field of security and defense between Ukraine and USA, strengthening of Ukraine's partnership with NATO and energy security issues taking into account the risks caused by the Nord Stream 2.

The parties also discussed progress and support of Ukraine on the track of reforms, in particular in the area of combating corruption.