U.S. President Donald Trump expressed a wish to see President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky in the White House, the Presidential Residence. But he did not mention a certain time of the visit.
"Trump's invitation to visit the White House was spoken so as to amortize the situation with the impeachment inquiry. It was said to show that Trump did not use Ukraine for his unjust political purposes. The motivation of this invitation is absolutely internal American," said Vadym Karasyov, the Director of the Institute of Global Strategies (Ukraine).
According to the political scientist, in case if Zelensky visits the US, he risks being involved in a new political fight. Besides, Ukraine may be obliged to act in Washington's interests.
At the same time, Karasyov added that Zelensky's visit to the White House can have grounds in case if the meeting in the Normandy format will be delayed.