Poroshenko to meet with Biden in Kyiv on Jan 15

10:58, 12 January 2017
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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is to meet with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, who is scheduled to visit Ukraine in the middle of January, according to the president's press service.

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The meeting of the politicians is slated for January 15, it said.

"On January 15, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will hold a bilateral meeting with U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden during his visit to Ukraine," the report says.

Earlier reports said that incumbent U.S. Vice President Joe Biden planned to visit Ukraine before the end of 2016.

Read alsoBiden welcomes Ukraine's decision to release 15 Donbas militantsAs UNIAN reported earlier, during their recent phone talk in the middle of November 2016, Poroshenko and Biden discussed, among other things, the implementation of the Minsk peace agreement on Donbas.

They also touched on Ukraine's reform trajectory and emphasized the need for continued swift progress, including steps Ukraine should take to secure a new International Monetary Fund disbursement.

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