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During overseas visit Poroshenko to discuss with U.S. results of cooperation - Envoy

During the upcoming visit of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to the United States where he will address the UN General Assembly in New York, results of Ukraine’s cooperation with the American side will be discussed, Ukrainian Ambassador to the U.S. Valeriy Chaly has told RFE/RL Ukrainian Service.

Photo from UNIAN
Photo from UNIAN

"We are working toward using the visit of the country’s president to New York including to discuss with the American side the results of our cooperation, especially those achieved since June when President Poroshenko visited the United States,” Chaly told RFE/RL.

“You have witnessed very good results both in terms of contacts, and the arrival of [U.S. Defense Secretary] Gen. Mattis in Ukraine to attend the [Independence Day]parade and to negotiate, and cooperation in the energy sector ..., and many other things, including investment projects. So indeed, there are things to discuss,” said Chaly.

The ambassador added that on his part he would try to have these meetings held at the highest possible level.

Poroshenko to raise issue on peacekeepers in Donbas at UN General AssemblyAccording to UNIAN, Poroshenko formed a Ukrainian delegation to participate in the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly, which launched its work in New York September 12.

On September 19, a high-level week starts.

Petro Poroshenko intends to submit to the United Nations General Assembly the idea of deploying a peacekeeping mission to in Donbas.

Earlier, the Ukrainian president announced that during his U.S. visit he would hold talks with Pentagon officials.

Tags: Ukraine, Poroshenko, USA, visit, Chaly, ambassador, UNGA, peacekeepers

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