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Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko held a meeting with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden at the sidelines of the 71st UN General Assembly in New York City.

Censor.NET reports citing the statement of the presidential press service.

The parties discussed the situation in the Donbas and implementation of the Minsk agreements. Poroshenko thanked the United States for strengthening sanctions against Russia. The sides agreed to intensify diplomatic efforts to end the Russian aggression against Ukraine.

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President Poroshenko emphasized importance of the IMF decision on the third tranche for Ukraine and his commitment to continue reforms.

Image courtesy of presidential press service

In turn, Biden told Poroshenko that the U.S. administration is prepared to go ahead with another $1 billion sovereign loan guarantee for Kyiv to help it shore up its finances, RFE/RL reports.

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is on a visit to New York City for the 71st UN General Assembly.Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/p406926