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Poroshenko to discuss with Trump situation in Donbas, cooperation in security and reforms
16:02, 16 September 2017
Poroshenko to discuss with Trump situation in Donbas, cooperation in security and reforms

The meeting will also be attended by representatives of the United States and Ukraine at the UN, advisers and the Foreign Minister

16:02, 16 September 2017

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President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, during a meeting with US President Donald Trump, will discuss cooperation in the security sphere, as well as US assistance in the matter of reforms. This was announced by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin on the sidelines of the Yalta European Strategy forum, which was broadcast by the 112 Ukraine TV channel.

"I can not speak for the US president, about what issues he will raise during the meeting, but, of course, we will discuss the situation around the occupied Donbas, joint tactics, we already talked about this with Kurt Volker, now we must approve it at the highest level. And also we will discuss cooperation in the sphere of security. This is one of the key issues. Of course, we will discuss US assistance to further fulfillment of our reforms," said Klimkin.

Klimkin added that the meeting will take place during the UN General Assembly, in which the permanent representatives of the United States and Ukraine to the UN, advisers and the minister himself will also take part.

Earlier we reported that Advisor to the U.S. President Herbert McMaster confirmed that Donald Trump would meet President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko during the UNGA, as he said in a press briefing published on Youtube

“On Thursday, the President will meet with the leaders of Turkey, Afghanistan, and Ukraine. The latter two countries in particular have suffered direct and persistent attacks on their sovereignty in recent years.

The U.S. President will also host a lunch with the leaders of South Korea and Japan, due to the issue of latest North Korean missile launches.

As it was reported earlier, Ukrainian media said Petro Poroshenko would meet Donald Trump on September 21.

Last time the two presidents met on June 20. Then both parties expressed satisfaction over their negotiations, while Trump said they “had some very, very good discussions”, and “a lot of progress has been made”.

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