President Poroshenko: Ukraine may start buying American coal

President Poroshenko: Ukraine may start buying American coal

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, in the scope of his official visit to the United States, discussed with the U.S. leadership opportunities to enhance the cooperation in the energy sector, particularly possible coal supplies from the state of Pennsylvania to Ukraine.

President Poroshenko stated this on Tuesday following a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

“We continued [to discuss] with Vice President Pence and President Trump our cooperation in the field of nuclear energy, cooperation in the oil and gas sector, the purchase of American coal from Pennsylvania, our cooperation on renewable energy sources and the support of Unites States for reforms in all sectors, including the energy one,” President Poroshenko noted.

He also added that before the meeting in the White House, he discussed these issues with U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry.


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