Poroshenko and Klimkin departed for US to participate in UN General Assembly session
17:03, 18 September 2016

Poroshenko and Klimkin departed for US to participate in UN General Assembly session

In US they will raise questions of Crimea and liberation of Ukrainian political prisoners

17:03, 18 September 2016

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Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin left for the United States as part of the Ukrainian delegation headed by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko to attend the high-level segment of the 71-th session of the UN General Assembly. This was reported in the press service of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry.

"Participation of our delegation high-level events of UN General Assembly will be an opportunity to demonstrate active and consistent position of Ukraine on the protection of  key, core values of the UN Charter, to provide comprehensive information on the situation that is happening in and around Ukraine, in particular with regard to the illegal annexation of Crimea and aggression by the Russian Federation side in eastern Ukraine", - said in a statement.

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In particular, the Ukrainian head of state will deliver a speech during the general debate of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly, as well as take part in the Summit of the UN Security Council and the high-level meeting devoted to the problem of refugees and migrants.

During the UN General Assembly are planned some bilateral meetings of President of Ukraine with foreign leaders, such as Turkey, Japan, New Zealand, Argentina, Qatar and others.

Special attention during the visit will be paid to deepening the strategic partnership between Ukraine and the USA. In this context, Petro Poroshenko will meet with US leadership, representatives of the country's leading business and political science circles.

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