The desire of the President of the United States Donald trump to grasp the essence of problems in Ukraine is a quality shift in comparison with the position of the Obama administration. On Tuesday, February 7, Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said TASS.
He noted that the United States understands that the return of the territories of Donbass under the control of Kiev will not solve all problems. “If someone hopes that Ukraine’s problems can be solved by just restoring full control of the current regime in the Donbass — it is a utopia, it is understood by all in Europe, including Paris, Berlin and Brussels and Washington is also aware,” — said Lavrov.
Speaking about qualitative change in American policy, the Minister also pointed out that the position of the trump the priority for the United States against international terrorism has positive impact on the creation of anti-terrorist front.
Published on 6 February interview with Fox News, trump said that Washington does not know what is happening in Ukraine, and in the real world has yet to understand. According to him, it is not known who controlled and monitored whether all the forces involved in the conflict in the Donbass.
On the night of 5 February had a telephone conversation between the US President and his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko. According to the Minister of foreign Affairs Pavlo Klimkin, trump was well informed about what is happening and ask “very clear questions”.
Following the discussion, the us leader expressed willingness to work to restore peace in the Donbass.