Ukraine, the United States, Germany and France are "practically ready" to submit a joint resolution to the UN Security Council for consideration of the peacekeeping mission in Donbas. This was stated during a speech of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the the National Academy of Legal Sciences in Kharkiv, which was broadcasted by 112 Ukraine.
"Today, Ukraine, the United States, Germany and France have such a common vision of the peacekeeping mission in Donbas that they are practically ready to submit a joint resolution to the UN Security Council for consideration. And if Russia takes advantage of the right of veto, it will be its challenge not only to Ukraine, but to the entire world community. This will further strengthen Russia's isolation, "he said.
Earlier the defense of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko asks the court to oblige BBC to refute and delete the article about payment for the meeting of Poroshenko with American President Donald Trump and to compensate for his losses. Graham Atkins, head of law company Atkins Thomson who represents the President’s case in court claimed this to Ukrainian News.
‘The President pursuits unfounded accusations, the removal of the article and compensation for damages to his reputation. In addition, ensuring non-reprinting of made defamatory statements,’ Atkins claimed.
He noted that the court hearing for the consideration of the case hasn’t been scheduled yet but the issue between the sides can be resolved as the case progresses.
Earlier, BBC reported with a reference to its own sources that personal lawyer of Donald Trump Michael Cohen received a secret payment of $400 or $600 thousand for the organization of the first meeting of Petro Poroshenko with Donald Trump in June 2017.
Yet BBC claimed that they reached to Michael Cohen, and also two Ukrainian officials who have allegedly organized the payment. The three rejected the information.
The Administration of the Ukrainian President demanded BBC to refute the published information.