Trump says he's "gonna try" to visit Ukraine

11:40, 26 September 2019
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"I know that you have never been to Ukraine. And your predecessor – how to say it in English – did not find the time. So, can you give me your word that you will come to our great country?" Zelensky asked Trump during a bilateral meeting in New York City on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.

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In turn, Trump replied: "Well, I'm gonna try."

"I know a lot of people from Ukraine. They are great people," Trump said and recalled that he had owned the Miss Universe pageants many years ago, and once they had had a winner from Ukraine.

"Ukraine is a country with tremendous potential," he said.

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