The US President Donald trump has announced its intention to work to restore peace in Ukraine. On Sunday, February 5, reports Reuters, citing a White house statement on the telephone conversation of the American leader with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko.
“Trump will cooperate with Ukraine, Russia and other interested parties to help restore peace near the Ukrainian border,” — said in a statement. Also, as noted, politicians discussed the possibility of a meeting in the near future.
In General, the White house has described the conversation of the heads of state as “very good”, reports RIA Novosti.
Earlier, the press Secretary of the Ukrainian leader Svyatoslav Tsigalko said that during the conversation, Poroshenko and trump touched on such issues as the strengthening of the strategic partnership between the two countries and the situation in the Donbass. Policy agreed on the need to establish ceasefire in the South-East of Ukraine.
Telephone conversation trump and Poroshenko began on Saturday, 4 February at 17:00 local time (01:00 GMT Sunday, February 5). The interview lasted about an hour. The American leader at this time was at his Villa in Florida, where he decided to spend the weekend.
This is the second conversation on the phone. The previous conversation took place in November 2016. During the dialogue the President of Ukraine congratulated trump on his election victory in the United States and noted the importance of continuing to support Kiev from Washington.
On January 28, a telephone conversation of the U.S. President with Russian leader Vladimir Putin. Official Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov described the conversation as positive and constructive in terms of the application. As noted in the White house, “a positive conversation” trump Putin was “an important beginning of the development of relations between Russia and the United States who are in need of restoration.”