Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin has said U.S. new national security adviser John Bolton knows how to talk with Russia.

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"I spoke with him many times. Firstly, he is a fantastic, professional and experienced person. Secondly, what is even more important, he is a very determined person, Thirdly, he understands that our struggle is fundamentally important for the democratic world. And fourthly, he understands that it is possible to talk with Russia only from a position of coordinated force," Klimkin told Ukrainian Inter TV channel.

As UNIAN reported earlier, U.S. President Donald Trump shook up his foreign policy team on March 22, replacing H.R. McMaster as national security adviser with John Bolton, a hawk who has advocated using military force against North Korea and Iran.