Klimkin on Poroshenko-Trump talk: "We will work to coordinate logic of our cooperation on Russia pressure"


During his visit to the U.S., President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko will meet his American counterpart Donald Trump.

This was announced by Ukraine's Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin, Censor.NET reports citing Interfax-Ukraine.

"The meeting will definitely take place, we are getting ready to it. But we have to keep suspense. Very soon Sviatoslav Tseholko [presidential press secretary - ed.] will make a relevant statement (at the same time as our U.S. friends), but at the moment we are working on the speech," he said.

Klimkin said the agenda will include the issue of Russia's fulfillment of its obligations under the Minsk agreements, the issue of the occupied Crimea and access to it of foreign monitors, bilateral relations between Ukraine and U.S., and aid to Ukrainian reforms.

The minister added that security cooperation between U.S. and Ukraine will also be discussed. He announced "important political decisions on this issue."

Read more: Poroshenko to meet Trump during visit to US on June 20, - Glavkom

Klimkin said that for the purpose of the talk of the two presidents, the parties agreed on the U.S. participation in the talks on the Donbas conflict settlement.

"It was important for us to agree prior to this meeting with our U.S. partners on the format of their involvement: whether it will be parallel format or cooperation at certain levels with the 'Normandy format.' So expect many important news soon," Klimkin said.

"We will work to coordinate logic of our cooperation on Russia pressure," Klimkin summed up.

Earlier, Glavkom news outlet reported that Ukraine's president will visit the United States on June 19-20.
Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n444114