The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and Vice President of the United States Joseph Biden in the course of a telephone conversation discussed the next steps in the case of a further escalation of the confrontation in the Donbass, said on the last working day of the week on the Internet office of the Ukrainian President.
"The sides discussed the importance of choosing the next steps and actions in case of further escalation of the situation in Donbass ", - reported in the report.
Also Poroshenko thanked the U.S. for their comments during the recent summit of the "Big seven" position, "that, for example, reflected in the appeal of its leaders on the possible extension of sanctions if Russia goes further in violation of the Minsk agreements," the report says.
Press Secretary of the President of Ukraine Svyatoslav tsigalko for its part said that Poroshenko and Biden discussed the strengthening of the defense capability of the Ukrainian army.
"the head agreed with the Vice President of U.S. assistance to strengthen the defense of the Ukrainian army ", - he wrote in his own microblog Twitter.
first Ukrainian Authorities, as well as the United States and the European Union has repeatedly accused Moscow of meddling in Ukraine's Affairs. Russia denies it and calls such accusations are unacceptable. Moscow has repeatedly stated that it is not a party to domestic conflict and is not privy to the events in the South-East, is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis.
June 3 in the area of Marinci has been a serious battle, the victims of which, according to the UN, became 34. The military has accused the militia in the attack, the same called statements of Kiev speculation. Authorized self-proclaimed republics said that the Ukrainian Military continues to pull to the contact line of heavy equipment and jet systems of volley fire, and the intensity of the attacks increased. The authorities DND and LNR pushing that War had brought heavy weapons to a safe distance, regulated by the Minsk agreements. Read