Poroshenko says Trump asked to elaborate on Russian aggression
U.S. president-elect Donald Trump asked Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko about the developments in Donbas and Crimea, the president told a press conference in Brussels Thursday, Ukraine Today reported citing Espreso.TV.
"I can assure you that the issues of Russian aggression, illegal annexation of Crimea were risen by U.S. President- elect Donald Trump himself. I don't want to disclose details of the talks," Poroshenko announced, according to Ukraine Today.
He says that this conversation allowed him to give Trump details on the situation in eastern Ukraine and Crimea.
As UNIAN reported earlier, Petro Poroshenko said he was positive that the U.S. would retain strong support for Ukraine.
Petro Poroshenko held a phone conversation with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump late Tuesday, Nov 15. Poroshenko stressed Kyiv's readiness to work with the Trump administration, called for further strengthening of bilateral strategic partnership and emphasized the need for Washington's resolute support of Ukraine in countering Russian aggression and implementing core reforms.