Poroshenko in the USA: Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko meets US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton

11:30 Sep. 20, 2016

Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko meets US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton

Petro Poroshenko and Hillary Clinton, Washington, USA, Sept 20, 2016 (Source: president.gov.ua)

Consolidating transatlantic unity and solidarity with Ukraine are crucial for fighting Russian aggression, says Poroshenko

President of Ukraine held a meeting with a candidate for Presidency of the United States, reports presidential press service.

Petro Poroshenko informed Hillary Clinton about the situation in Donbas. The Ukrainian Head of State emphasized that Ukraine today fights for freedom and democratic values, which unite the whole democratic world. The interlocutors agreed that consolidated Transatlantic unity and solidarity with Ukraine is important in resisting the Russian aggression. It was also noted the effectiveness of sanction policy against Russia. 

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Petro Poroshenko thanked Hillary Clinton for continuous and firm supportive stance on Ukraine.

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The U.S. Presidential candidate also highlighted the important progress Ukraine has recently made on reforms and her support for those continued steps.

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Hillary Clinton also congratulated the people of Ukraine on the 25th anniversary of the nation's independence. 

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