Poroshenko met in Munich with U.S. Secretary of defense

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko met with U.S. Secretary of defense James Mattis in the framework of the Munich conference on security issues.

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

Poroshenko during the conversation noted that in Ukraine believe in U.S. leadership in strengthening the transatlantic front against Russian aggression.

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Mattis and Poroshenko in Munich

The sides discussed the situation in Donbas and expressed concern about attempts by Russia and supported militants to derail the peace process.

They also discussed the necessity of placing a UN peacekeeping mission in the Donbas in accordance with UN principles and objectives of the Minsk process.

The head of state expressed gratitude for the US decision on strengthening the capacity of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and defense of Ukraine.

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The meeting was also attended by special envoy of the President of the United States Ukraine Kurt Volker

In turn, the Mattis reaffirmed the commitment of the United States of America in the restoration of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, and also noted the significant progress made by Ukraine in reforming the security sector and defense.

The meeting was also attended by special envoy of the President of the United States Ukraine Kurt Volker.

Earlier in Munich, Poroshenko met with UN Secretary-General antónio Guterres. The main issue that was discussed at the meeting was the introduction of the peacekeeping mission in the Donbass.

Videocracy was a key question at the Munich security conference

In Germany starts the main informal world forum on security issues. In Munich today, will be talking about the restoration of peace in Donbas and Russian aggression. Open the Munich conference, the German Minister of defense, and in the evening there will be Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, according to preliminary information, there will be a meeting “Norman Quartet” at the level of Ministers of foreign Affairs.

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