Poroshenko asked trump to continue supporting Ukraine

As the press service of the Ukrainian President, in a conversation with trump Poroshenko congratulated him on his election victory and assured of the readiness to actively cooperate with the new administration.

Indicated that the Ukrainian President “stressed the importance of continuing strong support of Ukraine by Washington to counter Russian aggression and the implementation of necessary reforms”.

Trump’s position on these issues, the press service of the Ukrainian President did not specify, noting that the sides agreed to continue contacts, including the holding of bilateral meetings.

Before the press service of the Kremlin reported that trump has spoken to Russian President Vladimir Putin. The press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov has described their discussions as “constructive”, noting that the theme of the Crimea and Ukraine in the course of the conversation are not affected. He explained that the current U.S. President is still Barack Obama.

Donald trump told Putin that he “expects to have a strong and lasting relationship with Russia and its people”, transmitted by Reuters, citing a statement by the team’s elected President of the United States. It was also noted that the leaders discussed a number of issues, including “threats and challenges faced by the United States and Russia, the strategic economic issues and historical relations between the US and Russia, which for 200 years.”