Any use of chemical weapons as one of the types of weapons of mass destruction is a flagrant violation of international law and a war crime.
The perpetrators must be unconditionally brought to justice.
Impunity of a violator of international law that uses chemical weapons leads to new crimes on its part.
Russia’s consistent blocking of the UN Security Council’s work is an inappropriate practice that requires proper assessment.
The sponsors and advocates of the criminal Syrian regime also bear responsibility for the use of the weapons of mass destruction and for the casualties among civilian population in Syria.
The US actions should be supported to prevent new war crimes of the regime, in particular those against the civilian population.
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.
The key attention was focused on the opportunities of intensification of the investment activity of American companies in Ukraine, as well as on the development of bilateral trade, particularly in the context of expansion of exports of Ukrainian commodities to the United States.
The parties discussed the implementation of structural reforms in Ukraine and the future events to be conducted shortly.
On the eve of the G20 meeting that will take place in Germany, the parties coordinated positions as regards termination of Russian aggression in Donbas and return of Crimea. In this context, the President put forward proposals on the more active involvement of the U.S. in the peace process in Donbas. The parties agreed to continue consultations with a view to elaborate joint measures.