The strengthening of sanctions against Russia and reforms in Ukraine. Poroshenko spoke with senior officials USA

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko met with U.S. Senator Richard by Turbiny and U.S. Congressman Michael Quigley.

About it reports a press-service of the head of state.

Poroshenko discussed with representatives of the U.S. Congress on the issues of strengthening of strategic partnership between Ukraine and the United States and to counter Russian aggression. The head of state informed the interlocutors about the escalation of the situation in the Donbas and continuing provocations and violations of cease fire from the Russian-controlled militants.

The participants underlined the necessity of preservation and strengthening of international sanctions against Russia until the complete fulfillment of the Minsk agreements, as well as the restoration of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, including Crimea.

The interlocutors discussed the issues of implementation of reforms in Ukraine and further assistance in this process from the United States.

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We will remind that earlier the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko declared that counts on the American and European defensive weapons for Ukraine.

According to him, the US and Europe understand that Ukraine needs additional defensive weapons.