Trump appreciates contribution of Merkel and Hollande to resolution of conflict in Ukraine

Source : 112 Ukraine

The US President noted that the two countries play the leading role in the Ukrainian settlement issue
19:03, 18 March 2017


The United States highly appreciates the contribution that Germany and France make to resolving the crisis in Ukraine. This was stated by President Donald Trump at a press conference following the meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The recording of the press conference was published on the official page of the White House on Facebook.

Trump said that these two countries play a leading role in the Ukrainian settlement issue. "I highly appreciate the leadership of Chancellor Merkel and the French President ergarding the problem of resolving the conflict in Ukraine," he stressed.

The US President emphasized that Washington is striving to find a peaceful solution to the conflict in the east of the country.

Earlier US President Donald Trump assured German Chancellor Angela Merkel of Washington’s commitment to NATO. Trump said this during joint press conference with Merkel in White House.

"I expressed my strong support for NATO to Chancellor Merkel, as well as the need for our allies in the alliance should make their contribution," Trump announced.

Merkel welcomed the statement in turn.

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