President Poroshenko meets with U.S. Special Representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker

President Poroshenko meets with U.S. Special Representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker

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In Washington D.C., President Petro Poroshenko held a meeting with U.S. Special Representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker.

The interlocutors discussed the security situation in eastern Ukraine and coordinated further steps for the de-occupation of Donbas, the press service of the head of state reported on Saturday, September 1.

Poroshenko thanked the United States for continuing sanctions policy against the Russian Federation. The head of state stressed the importance of increasing pressure on Russia to immediately release Ukrainian hostages.

The Ukrainian president and the U.S. special representative also exchanged views on strengthening the Ukrainian Army's defense capability.

In addition, the issue of strengthening cooperation between Ukraine and the United States was discussed to prevent Russia's interference in the Ukrainian elections.

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