The interlocutors discussed in detail a situation in Donbas. Pavlo Klimkin thanked for unwavering position of the U.S. Administration in support of Ukraine’s territorial integrity and in countering Russian aggression. Ukrainian Ambassador to the United States Valeriy Chaly also participated at the meetings.
After the talks, Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin briefed President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on results of the meetings at the White House.
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.