Ukraine High on Agenda: Poroshenko meets Obama on sidelines of UN General Assembly
Politics10:32 Sep. 22, 2016
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Poroshenko meets Obama on sidelines of UN General Assembly

Implementation of the Minsk peace agreements topped the agenda of the meeting

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko has held negotiations with the US President Barack Obama on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session in New York.

"We had a long conversation with President of the United States Barack Obama. Having an opportunity to discuss further steps on the implementation of the Minsk agreements, resolute efforts on coordination of our actions aimed to create a "road map" of the implementation of these agreements, priorities of the Minsk agreements' security component, as well as location and date of the implementation of the political part of the Minsk process," Petro Poroshenko informed journalists in New York, according to the presidential press office.

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The parties have also discussed the US support for the Ukrainian reforms, and the US financial aid to Kyiv of some USD 1 billion in loan guarantees.

Earlier on Wednesday Ukrainian President lambasted Russia for sending weapons, ammunition and manpower to Ukraine on a daily basis.

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