President meets with U.S. Congress delegation
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko held a meeting with U.S. Congress delegation headed by Minority Leader of the United States House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi.
The press service of the President reported.
The parties exchanged views on the fulfillment of the Minsk agreements and the efforts of Ukraine aimed at peaceful settlement of the conflict, inter alia, in political scale.
The Head of State expressed gratitude to the U.S. for consistent and strong support. He also noted the necessity of further steps for the de-escalation of the situation and the implementation of measures previously agreed by the parties in security, humanitarian and political spheres.
The Ukrainian President noted the importance of signals provided by President of the United States Barack Obama at the ceremony of presenting credentials by Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States Valeriy Chaly. These signals demonstrate constant solidarity of the American nation with Ukraine.
The President particularly emphasized the important role of the U.S. Congress in supporting the independence and sovereignty of Ukraine, assisting our country in the enhancement of defense capability, implementation of internal reforms and stabilization of economic situation. He also expressed hope for such support in the future.
Head of the U.S. Congress Delegation Nancy Pelosi expressed solidarity with Ukraine and assured the President of further support from the United States.