Focus on Ukraine. Putin and trump talked about the war before meeting at the G20 summit

The meeting of the presidents of the US and Russia Donald trump and Vladimir Putin during the G20 summit in Hamburg 7 July and could become a landmark not only for relations between the two countries, but also for Ukraine. TSN.Eeyore gathered together in a single material the latest statements by two world leaders and their staff about our country and the situation in the Donbass in particular.

Donald Trump

Donald Trump

After a meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko June 20, trump said on camera that now all the world’s attention focused on the Ukraine.

“This is the region, which attracted all our attention and you saw it. Everything about this read. We had a good discussion. These negotiations will continue throughout the day. I believe significant progress will be made”, – said the American leader.

On the White house website stated that the presidents met to discuss support for a peaceful settlement of the conflict in the East of Ukraine, the program of reforms of the Ukrainian guarantor and anti-corruption efforts our country.

Videoporoshenko and trump discussed the conflict in the East of Ukraine and further pressure on Russia

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20 Jun, 20:03

It is noteworthy that while the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko behind closed doors talking with the Vice-President of the United States Mike Pence, the U.S. Treasury sent out letters on the extension of sanctions on a new group of individuals from Russia, including PMC “Wagner”, which has been sending mercenaries to Donbass and Syria.

Later, trump announced plans to export American coal to Ukraine.

“Ukraine said us that she need millions and millions of tons of coal,” he said.

Poroshenko, in turn, said that Ukraine plans to buy at least 2 million tons of coal from the United States, and also to increase the share of the us suppliers of nuclear fuel.

In a short briefing after a meeting with Poroshenko, US President avoided talking about the situation in the Donbass, however, during his speech in Warsaw on 6 July, mentioned the East of our country, and the role of Russia in the conflict. In Poland American Garant arrived for a meeting with President Andrzej Duda.

“We call on Russia to end its destabilizing activity in Ukraine and other countries, as well as its support of hostile regimes, including Syria and Iran, and to join the community of responsible Nations in our fight against common enemies and in the defense of civilization itself,” – said trump. The poles met with loud applause.

He also assured that America is ready to support peace in Eastern Europe.

“A strong Alliance of Poland with NATO remains a key element is to ensure that war between the superpowers will never lead to the devastation that was before. Together with Poland we vypracovani response to aggressive and destablizing the behavior of Russia”, – he stressed.

Videotron in Warsaw urged Russia to stop destabilizing Ukraine

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The situation in the Donbass trump discussed with German Chancellor Angela Merkel yesterday, 6 July. The meeting was held in one of the Hamburg hotels and lasted about an hour instead of 45 minutes. In addition to Merkel and trump, it was attended by the Minister of foreign Affairs of Germany Sigmar Gabriel and the Secretary of state Rex Tillerson. In addition to Ukraine, they also talked about the situation in North Korea and the middle East, and also touched on other topics from the agenda of the G20 summit. Details of their communication was not carried out, however a meeting with Merkel trump called “wonderful”.

After Poland had a great meeting with Chancellor Merkel and then with PM Shinzō Abe of Japan & President of Moon of South Korea.

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 7, 2017

Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin

In the Kremlin emphasize that I want to discuss with the White house diplomatic relations, however, the question of Ukraine is also rising.

Putin’s press Secretary Dmitry Peskov, on 5 July noted that the Russian President at the meeting with trump will probably get the opportunity to fully Express their understanding of the situation in the Donbass, because it will be very limited in time. The war of the Sands in the tradition of Russian propaganda called “civil”, and the violation of silence regime accused the Ukrainian fighters.

“Therefore, unlikely to have the opportunity to fully Express the understanding of President Putin, which he, incidentally, has repeatedly voiced the forerunner and of the reasons for the situation and the civil war, which originated in Ukraine. However, this will be a good opportunity to reiterate Russia’s position on the inevitability of the Minsk agreements, the necessity of fulfilling the Minsk agreements and the need to adopt measures to stop the provocations, which, unfortunately, have a place by the Armed forces of Ukraine”, – he said.

Putin’s press Secretary responded to trump’s words in Poland on Ukraine. He said that the Kremlin does not agree with the statement about the “destabilizing behavior”.

“We do not agree with such approach”, – he said.

Putin himself has not publicly voiced their expectations from the meeting with trump.