Vladimir Zelensky and Mike Paniotto: press service of the presidential administration of Ukraine
Washington was, is and will be a key ally of Kiev in the defence of the sovereignty of the country. This was stated by President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky following the meeting with the US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo, writes TASS.
The head of state noted that the Ukrainian authorities are very highly appreciate the efforts of the President of the United States Donald trump. While Zelensky called for more active US involvement in the peaceful settlement of the conflict in the East of Ukraine.
“[We] are grateful for your personal firm position on the war in the Donbas and the illegal annexation of the Crimea”, — said the Ukrainian leader, adding that Kiev is ready to develop new forms of partnership with Washington in the security sphere.
Zelensky said that the situation with the impeachment trump did not worsen Ukrainian-American relations. According to the President, he is ready to go “tomorrow” in Washington, if the parties are willing to reach concrete agreements.
Pompeo earlier in the meeting during talks with Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Vadim Pristayko in Kiev has assured that Ukraine will receive from US full support “in the fight against Russian aggression”.
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