: KyivPost: One president answers questions, the other doesn't - Brian Bonner

13:37 Jul. 10, 2016

KyivPost: One president answers questions, the other doesn't - Brian Bonner

President Barack Obama shakes hands with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko during a photo op at PGE National Stadium in Warsaw, Poland, July 9, 2016. (AP Photo)

KyivPost chief editor shares his experience of visiting Ukrainian president's press conference

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko held two press conferences on the last day of the NATO Summit on July 9 – and managed to answer only one question.

By contrast, US President Barack Obama held one press conference on the closing day of the conference and answered too many questions to count. I will have to wait for the White House transcript to add up all the questions in what was easily an hour-long discourse.

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