The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in a telephone conversation With us Vice President Joe Biden told about the results of the trilateral meeting With President of the French Republic Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin.
"The head of the Ukrainian country tried to convince the American side in close cooperation With European partners to provide consolidated and strong response to Russia's attempts to once again provoke the aggravation of the situation in the Donbass, evidence of which was a large increase in the violations of the ceasefire regime ", – Reported in the report on the Internet office of the Ukrainian President.
Poroshenko assured in execution by Ukraine of the Minsk agreements." Joseph Biden expressed support for the reforms that are taking place in Ukraine, such as the constitutional reform in decentralization ", – Reported in the report." The interlocutors discussed cooperation in military-technical sphere and further contacts between Ukraine and the USA, for example in the framework of the activities planned in September during the 70th session of the General Assembly of the United Nations in new York ", – stated in the press service of the head of the Ukrainian country. They say that Biden supported the efforts of Kiev to stabilize the macro-financial situation. In the last days in the Donbas, the situation deteriorated badly. Despite the cease-fire, which turned out to come to a common opinion in February this year, the attacks between the forces of the Ukrainian army on one side and the LPR and the DPR and return continue. In DND stated that the slightest provocation on the amount of equipment and forces, which Kiev pulled up to the line of contact in Donbas, increases the likelihood of a reduction to full-scale hostilities. The trilateral contact group on Ukraine agreed on Wednesday to try to broker a ceasefire in the Donbass by September 1. Since mid-April last year, the Kyiv authorities are in the East of Ukraine "special operation" to suppress the protest movement in the Donbass. Refers to a large number of dead and wounded among the civilian population and the destruction of houses and infrastructure. According to the UN at the end of July, the victims of the conflict in Eastern Ukraine began more than 6, 8 thousand People, at least 17 thousand have Received damage of health.