Poroshenko, Biden discuss U.S. engagement in Minsk implementation
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has had a telephone conversation with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden during which they discussed the importance of further policy of active engagement of the U.S. side in facilitating the implementation of the Minsk peace agreements on Donbas and restoration of Ukraine's territorial integrity, according to the presidential press service.
Poroshenko also briefed Biden on the outcome of a recent meeting of the Normandy Four leaders (Ukraine, Germany, France and Russia) in Berlin.
The Ukrainian president reiterated the need for strengthening transatlantic unity to pursue a consolidated policy of sanctions against Russia due to ongoing aggression in Donbas and the occupation of Crimea.
Russia won't leave Donbas the very next day, crisis may last for decades – Russian expertWhat is more, the sides touched on the pace of Ukrainian reforms and their further support by the United States.