"President Trump welcomed Ukraine's reforms that contribute to the country's economic growth and its defense capability," says the readout of the meeting published on the White House website.

Donald Trump “encouraged President Poroshenko to continue working to eliminate corruption and improve his country’s business climate,” the report says.

Read alsoU.S. President: Ukraine is coming along pretty well“President Trump reaffirmed American support for Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity. President Trump and President Poroshenko discussed ways to achieve peace in eastern Ukraine,” White House wrote.

Read alsoPoroshenko says U.S. supports deployment of UN peacekeepers in DonbasAs UNIAN reported earlier, the two presidents met on Thursday in the framework of the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly in New York.