Zelensky-Trump meeting in New York slated for next week – White House

10:20, 19 September 2019
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Zelensky is to meet Trump next week / Photo from president.gov.ua

"The Vice President spoke by phone today [September 18] with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to follow up on their productive September 1 meeting in Warsaw and discussed President Trump's upcoming meeting with President Zelensky next week at the UN General Assembly in New York," according to the readout of U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's phone call with Zelensky, which was posted on the White House's website on September 18.

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The Vice President commended President Zelensky's administration for its bold action to tackle corruption through legislative reforms, and offered full U.S. support for those efforts, it said.

What is more, Pence reiterated the United States' unwavering commitment to Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity.

As UNIAN reported earlier, the Ukrainian President's Office said that during the phone call with Mike Pence on September 18, Zelensky said he hoped for an increase in Ukraine security assistance.

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