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Ukraine: Poroshenko thanks Tillerson for US support at Kiev meeting02:43

Ukraine: Poroshenko thanks Tillerson for US support at Kiev meeting

Ukraine, Kiev
July 9, 2017 at 15:10 GMT +00:00 · Published

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko met with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Kiev, Sunday, using the occasion to thank Washington for the “very strong partnership” between the two countries.

Poroshenko expressed his appreciation of the "strategic partnership" between the two countries and "strong interest" to work together. He went on to say that the Tillerson’s visit was "extremely important” after the G20 summit as a “significant part" of the negotiations in Hamburg were dedicated to the settlement of the Ukrainian crisis.

On Friday, Tillerson announced the appointment of Ambassador Kurt Volker to serve as US Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations. Volker is expected to stay in the Ukrainian capital for several days to discuss the implementation of the Minsk agreements in a bid to put an end to the conflict.

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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko met with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Kiev, Sunday, using the occasion to thank Washington for the “very strong partnership” between the two countries.

Poroshenko expressed his appreciation of the "strategic partnership" between the two countries and "strong interest" to work together. He went on to say that the Tillerson’s visit was "extremely important” after the G20 summit as a “significant part" of the negotiations in Hamburg were dedicated to the settlement of the Ukrainian crisis.

On Friday, Tillerson announced the appointment of Ambassador Kurt Volker to serve as US Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations. Volker is expected to stay in the Ukrainian capital for several days to discuss the implementation of the Minsk agreements in a bid to put an end to the conflict.

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