President Petro Poroshenko met with Deputy Secretary of State of the United States John Sullivan, according to Poroshenko’s press service.
During the meeting, the parties discussed the security situation in the Donbas. In particular, they talked about the deployment of an effective United Nations peacekeeping mission in Donbas.
Poroshenko stressed that Ukraine is focusing on resolving the situation in Donbas by political and diplomatic methods based on the Minsk agreements. In this context, the importance of adopting the Donbas reintegration law was pointed out.
The parties confirmed the need to continue the coordinated policy of sanctions against the Russian Federation until the full implementation of the Minsk Agreements and the restoration of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, including Crimea.
The interlocutors raised the issue of implementation of the reform program in Ukraine, in particular, in the framework of continued cooperation between Ukraine and the IMF. They emphasized the importance of adopting bills on the creation of the anti-corruption court and the national security of Ukraine.
The President of Ukraine and the Deputy Secretary of State discussed the issues of activating the bilateral institutional mechanisms of cooperation in order to strengthen the Ukrainian-American strategic partnership.