Vice-President of the United States Joe Biden during a telephone conversation with the head of the Polish government Donald Tusk discussed the situation in Ukraine and called for additional measures regarding Russia.
" Vice-President and Prime Minister agreed that the relatively Russia must be taken additional measures for flagrant escalation of the conflict in Ukraine ", - said the press service. Tusk and Biden also told about the intention to continue close cooperation on the situation in Ukraine, " and among them at the NATO conference in Wales ". Biden has also paid my respects Tusk with the appointment of the head of the European Council. It is noted that the parties also discussed the issue of strengthening trade and economic ties between the EU and the United States, ITAR-TASS reported. Remember, the Commonwealth summit opens on Thursday in the small Welsh town of Newport. Its Central themes Afghanistan, the situation in Iraq and Syria and the Ukrainian crisis.