Poroshenko thanks U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Mitchell for helping Ukrainian army

Source : 112 Ukraine

Ukraine’s President and Wess Mitchell discussed progress of reforms in Ukraine
18:04, 15 November 2017

Presidential Administration press office

Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko held a meeting with U.S. Assistant Secretary of State  for European and Eurasian Affairs Wess Mitchell Wednesday. Poroshenko also thanked the American side for help and its significant contribution to the development of the new Ukrainian army amidst Russian aggression. This was reported on the Presidential Administration website.

The interlocutors discussed in detail the complex issues of bilateral relations between Ukraine and the United States and coordinated the priority steps of their strengthening.

Poroshenko and Mitchell also discussed the course of reforms in Ukraine.

"I am absolutely sure that there is no country in the world that has introduced so many reforms in various areas during the war, and we have strong support for our reforms on the part of the United States," Poroshenko said.

Wes Mitchell assured that the United States would continue to assist Ukraine in its efforts to develop and strengthen the country, and to further coordinate efforts to ensure reliable and effective international support for our state.

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U.S. Assistant Secretary of State confirmed his readiness to continue supporting Ukraine's efforts to restore the country's sovereignty and territorial integrity and, if necessary, to raise the price for Moscow for continuing aggression against the Ukrainian state.

As it was reported earlier Wess Mitchell, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State came to Ukraine with the official visit late on Tuesday. The U.S. Embassy reported this on Twitter.

‘We welcome U.S. Assistant Secretary A. Wess Mitchell in Ukraine. It is another manifestation of the United States firm support of Ukraine’s sovereignty, territorial integrity and reforms. The visit also aims to urge the Ukrainian government to continue with critically important reforms,’ says the message.

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