September 23rd, 2015 –
MigNews – translated for Fort Russ by Joaquin Flores –
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko during a meeting with the chairman of the Committee on the Armed Forces of the United States Senate, Senator John McCain, discussed Ukrainian-American relations and the situation in the Donbass. This is according to the press service of the Ukrainian leader.
“The head of state announced his intention to discuss the development of the situation around the peaceful settlement in the Donets Basin in meetings with leaders of the European Union and the countries of the ‘Big Seven’ during their participation in the 70th session of the UN General Assembly,” – said the statement.
It is noted that the US, in turn, expressed its policy of support for the approach of the Ukrainian side to further the settlement of the conflict, “in particular condemned Russian plans to hold elections by militants in the east of Ukraine.”
“Poroshenko expressed his appreciation for the active support of the US Senate for Ukraine in countering Russian aggression, as well as separately noting the personal efforts of McCain in matters of military assistance to Ukraine, – stressed the press release. – The President noted the importance of expanding Ukrainian-American cooperation in the military-technical sphere. The Head of State also announced the friendly visit of the NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and effective international exercises conducted in the aftermath of emergencies “
McCain said: “I have no doubt that the Ukrainian people are ready to fight to the end, and I want to assure you that a large number of US politicians, Republicans and Democrats will continue to do everything possible to help you.”
It is worth noting that during the meeting, the President informed the US Senator about the progress of internal reforms in Ukraine, including the steps the authorities to combat corruption.
As MIGnews.com.ua reported earlier, US Senator John McCain refused an invitation to visit the elections in the self-proclaimed People’s Republic of Lugansk. At the same time country”.