The head of the Pentagon assured Poroshenko in support of
WASHINGTON, 21 Feb — RIA Novosti. The Minister of defence of the USA James Mattis assured the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko for support.
“Even in the face of fear, aggression, cyberattacks, neighbor, destroying the trust your country has shown determination to defend themselves against all threats. USA supports you. We support you in the face of threats to the sovereignty, international law and world order,” said Mattis Ukrainian President in the presence of journalists.
In turn, Poroshenko said that he expects to expand cooperation with the United States since Ukraine is “fighting for freedom and democracy”.
The United States and other Western countries have accused Russia of meddling in Ukraine’s Affairs. Moscow categorically denies and declares that it is interested in resolving the internal Ukrainian crisis.