Ukraine's Foreign Ministry engaged in setting date for Zelensky-Trump meeting – Danyliuk

03:59, 03 August 2019
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Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council Oleksandr Danyluk says that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky will meet with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump in the United States, and Ukraine's Foreign Ministry is engaged in setting a date for their meeting.

"Two weeks ago I returned from the United States. There I had a clear goal – we developed a new agenda for security cooperation between the United States and Ukraine. There is serious change in the role of Ukraine. It is time to move away from playing the victim role. We are a strong country and should be a reliable partner for our strategic partners. It was from these positions that we discussed proposals [in Washington, D.C.]," Danyliuk said on Radio NV on August 2.

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According to him, such positions will lay grounds for the two presidents' meeting.

When asked exactly when the meeting is to take place, Danyliuk answered: "It is a matter of organization, finding the appropriate time. The Foreign Ministry is engaged in this."

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