Poroshenko, UK Foreign Secretary discuss settlement of Donbas conflict15.09.2016 10:18 255
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a meeting with Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of Great Britain Boris Johnson.
This is reported by the press service of the Head of State.
“The Ukrainian President expressed gratitude to the UK for constantly supporting Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity noting the role of the United Kingdom in the international organizations like G7, NATO,” the statement reads.
The Head of State highly appreciated contribution of Great Britain to the training of the Ukrainian Armed Forces and expressed hope that cooperation in that sphere would be continued and enhanced.
The President informed the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of Great Britain on the situation in Donbas.
In turn, Boris Johnson emphasized that Ukraine was among priorities of his activities and it is not a coincidence that Ukraine had become one of the first countries he has visited in his new position.
“Ukraine is a victim of unacceptable aggression. We are 100% determined in putting pressure on Russia,” Boris Johnson said speaking of the British Government’s position. He added that Great Britain “is willing to support sanctions against the aggressor,” he said.