Bankova official comments on prospects of Poroshenko meeting with Trump

11:00, 28 December 2016
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President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko may meet with the 45th U.S. President, Donald J. Trump, in February 2017, Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine Kostyantyn Yeliseyev said in an interview with Obozrevatel.


"A more specific discussion will be held after the inauguration ceremony. We are preparing Poroshenko’s visit to the U.S. in February 2017," Yeliseyev said.

According to the official, the initial telephone conversation between the two leaders was friendly.

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