The candidate in US presidents from Republican party, Donald trump has ignored the invitation of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko meet on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, writes Foreign Policy with reference to the official representative of administration of the Ukrainian leader.
According to him, the administration Poroshenko proposed meeting and the Trump, and its competitor on elections of the Democratic party Hillary Clinton. The latter agreed and participated in the meeting with the Ukrainian President. In turn, the headquarters of the trump “did not give a clear answer.”
Headquarters trump has not commented on this information at the time of publication of material in Foreign Policy. However, as the newspaper notes, from the schedule of the candidate for the head of the American state, it follows that he already flew to North Carolina and plans to be until the end of the week, not in new York, where the UN General Assembly, and in Ohio and Pennsylvania.
Yesterday the website of the Ukrainian leader reported on the meeting between Clinton and Poroshenko. In particular, the policy noted the effectiveness of the sanctions policy against Russia, as well as the importance of strengthening transatlantic unity and solidarity with Ukraine.” The Ukrainian President thanked Clinton for his constant support of Ukraine.
The Wall Street Journal noted that the decision of the Clinton’s meeting with Poroshenko was taken against the background of statements of her opponent trump, who praised the leadership of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Clinton, wrote the newspaper, before the meeting Poroshenko said that he will discuss with him “the real problems and threats posed by Russian aggression”.
Trump previously positively assessed the activities of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin. In particular, he said that “once he [Russian leader. —] good comments about me, I will speak well of him.” Also the candidate for us presidents has predicted that he will be “very good relationship” with Putin if he becomes President.
At the end of July this year, trump said that, in his opinion, the people of Crimea would prefer to be with Russia, but not where he was before.” Also, the presidential candidate from the Republicans confirmed the intention to consider the issue of recognition of the Crimea part of Russia in case of victory in the elections. Two days later, trump said that the attempt by the US force to return the Crimea to Ukraine could lead to world war III.