Mike Pence reaffirmed support for Ukraine from the US

Vice-President of the United States spoke by phone with Ukrainian President

As reported by the office of the Vice-President of the USA on Tuesday had a telephone conversation between Mike Pence and President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.

“During the meeting, the Vice-President reaffirmed the unwavering support that the United States provided to Ukraine in its efforts to repel Russian aggression, to improve state administration and reforming the country’s economy”, – reads the statement of the US government.

The document notes that the sides were unanimous about the need to expand bilateral trade and increase investment.It also stresses that the Vice-President of Pence have pointed to the importance of fighting corruption, increasing transparency and improving environment for business. In Ukraine.

Mike Pence reiterated that the United States will continue to ensure that Russia meets its commitments under the Minsk agreements, return the Crimea to Ukraine and stop destabilizing activities.