Trump and Ukraine: Trump asked Poroshenko about details on Russian aggression

19:35 Nov. 24, 2016

Trump asked Poroshenko about details on Russian aggression

Petro Poroshenko and Donald Trump (by president.gov.ua)

U.S. president-elect was interested in the recent developments of Donbass and Crimea issues 

President Petro Poroshenko said that the U.S. president-elect Donald Trump asked him about the development of the situation in Donbas and Crimea. He said this during a press conference in Brussels, Espreso.TV reports.

"I can assure you that the issues of Russian aggression, illegal annexation of Crimea were risen by U.S. president- elect Donald Trump himself. I do not want to disclose details of the talks," Poroshenko announced.

He says that this conversation allowed him to give Trump details on the situation in eastern Ukraine and Crimea.

"Ukraine has strong support in the United States, the U.S. Congress, including Republicans, Democrats and we do not expect extraordinary changes in this support," Poroshenko said.

As Ukraine Today informed, Petro Poroshenko had a phone conversation with the U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday evening, November 15. Poroshenko accentuated the readiness to work with the Trump administration and called for further strengthening of the strategic partnership between the two countries, and the need for Washington's resolute support of Ukraine in countering the Russian aggression and implementing crucial reforms.

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