The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko held a telephone conversation with President of the United States of America Donald trump.
About it on the page in Facebook reported the press Secretary of the President Svyatoslav Tsegolko.
Poroshenko, in particular, congratulated his colleague with his inauguration to the President of the United States and called for the intensification of dialogue at all levels with the new American Administration.
The interlocutors discussed the issues of strengthening of strategic partnership between Ukraine and the USA.
Special attention was paid to the settlement of the situation in the Donbass and achieving peace through political and diplomatic means.
The parties expressed deep concern over the escalation of tensions and deterioration of the humanitarian situation, particularly in the area of Avdeevka. They stressed the urgent need for the establishment of a regime of complete ceasefire.
The President of Ukraine thanked the White house for its strong support for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine.
Poroshenko called for the intensification of economic and business ties that would contribute to the creation of new jobs and growth of welfare of citizens of both countries.
During the conversation they also discussed the future of Poroshenko’s visit to Washington for the preparation of which in the US will go the Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine.
In turn, trump assured his Ukrainian counterpart that the United States will make every effort to restore peace along the Ukrainian-Russian border.
«We will work with Ukraine, Russia and all other involved parties to help them restore peace along the border», — is spoken in the message of the White house.
As stated in the official statement of the office of the press Secretary the White house as a result of communication, the American side appreciated the conversation between the presidents of the United States and Ukraine.
«President Donald trump just (5 PM Saturday) had a very good conversation with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko about resolving various issues, including the long-running conflict of Ukraine with Russia», — the document says.
It is emphasized that the President trump expressed his willingness to continue participation of the United States in resolving the situation.
«We will work with Ukraine, Russia and all other involved parties to help them restore peace along the border,» is the statement of the head of the White house.
In addition, it is reported that the sides also discussed the possibility of a personal meeting in the near future.
As reported immediately after the conversation the two leaders States news Agency Reuters, to talk with the President of Ukraine, trump talked with the Prime Minister of Italy Gentiloni. He, in particular, stressed the commitment of the United States, NATO, and the importance of burden sharing in the framework of NATO activities among all his allies.
In addition, it is reported that Donald trump has confirmed his participation in the G7 summit in the Italian city of Taormina, scheduled for may.
Earlier, the foreign Ministry said that Ukraine is concerned that the President of the United States Donald trump in an attempt to improve relations with Moscow may exclude Kiev from talks on Donbass.
Poroshenko and trump has expressed concern over the escalation in Avdeevka, USA is ready to help restore peace on the border 05.02.2017